Kentucky Derby Post Times, Updated Odds, And News On Favorite Dialed In

The 2011 Kentucky Derby is just hours away with a post time of 6:24 p.m. ET at Churchhill Downs with TV coverage starting at three hours prior on NBC and before that on Versus. The 137th Run for the Roses features a list of favorite contenders that included Dialed In, Archarcharch and Nehro. Unfortunately, there will only be 19 horses in the field since Uncle Mo was scratched on Friday due to a stomach illness.

Before the big race, however, there will be 13 races on the under card starting at 10:30 ET. Track conditions are Fast and Firm and the weather looks to be iffy. Temperatures will be in the upper 60's with thunderstorms off and on throughout the day. There's a 50 percent chance of rain at post time.

Dialed In, the 4-1 favorite in the morning line, will be riden by jockey Julien Leparoux and is trained by Nick Zito. Zito has won at the Kentucky Derby two other times in his career.

Post Horse Jockey Morning line odds
1 Archarcharch J. Court 10-1
2 Brilliant Speed J. Rosario 30-1
3 Twice the Appeal C. Borel 20-1
4 Stay Thirsty R. Dominguez 20-1
5 Decisive Moment K. Clark 30-1
6 Comma to the Top P. Valenzuela 30-1
7 Pants On Fire R. Napravnik 20-1
8 Dialed In J. Leparoux 4-1
9 Derby Kitten J. Castellano 30-1
10 Twinspired M. Smith 30-1
11 Master of Hounds G. Gomez 30-1
12 Santiva S. Bridgmohan 30-1
13 Mucho Macho Man R. Maragh 12-1
14 Shackleford J. Castanon 12-1
15 Midnight Interlude V. Espinoza 10-1
16 Animal Kingdom R. Albarado 30-1
17 Soldat A. Garcia 12-1
18 Uncle Mo J. Velazquez 9-2
19 Nehro C. Nakatani 6-1
20 Watch Me Go R. Bejarano 50-1

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03: A rain soaked track runs during the morning exercise session in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)


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