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2012 Kentucky Derby Odds: Bodemeister, Union Rags The Favorites To Win

The Kentucky Derby is always one of the best events of the spring, welcoming in beautiful weather, a historic event and onlookers from all over the world. The odds for the 2012 Derby have been released, with two horses tied as the favorites as of Wednesday.

One of these horses is Bodemeister, whose trainer, Bob Baffert, was born and raised out here in Nogales, Arizona. The other favorite is Union Rags. Both of these horses were given odds of 9/2 to win the race.

There are two other horses with ties to the state of Arizona in the 2012 Kentucky Derby. 'Daddy Nose Best' (15/1 odds) is ridden by jockey Garrett Gomez, who was born in Tucson. The horse named 'Liaison' (40/1 odds) is also owned by Baffert.

Here are the complete odds for the race, courtesy of

Alpha 11/1
Bodemeister 9/2
Creative Cause 11/1
Daddy Long Legs 30/1
Daddy Nose Best 15/1
Done Talking 50/1
Dullahan 8/1
El Padrino 16/1
Gemologist 7/1
Hansen 14/1
Hero of Order 100/1
I'll Have Another 15/1
Liaison 40/1
Mark Valeski 23/1
My Adonis 40/1
Optimizer 60/1
Prospective 50/1
Rousing Sermon 40/1
Sabercat 35/1
Take Charge Indy 16/1
Trinniberg 45/1
Union Rags 9/2
Went The Day Well 18/1

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