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Kentucky Derby Field Set

By Rick HowlettThe post positions are set for Saturday's running of the 136th Kentucky Derby, with the maximum field of twenty in the race.A blind draw for the post positions was held today at Churchill Downs. The early favorite, Lookin' At Lucky, with 3-1 odds, will break from the number one position. The second favorite, Sidney's Candy, at 5-1, drew the far outside twenty spot.Oddsmaker Mike Battaglia has three horses at 10-1 as third favorites; the filly Devil May Care, Awesome Act and Ice Box.The Kentucky Derby will be run just after 6:00pm Saturday.(Logo courtesy of Churchill Downs, Inc.)

Rick Howlett was midday host and the host of LPM's weekly talk show, "In Conversation." He was with LPM from 2001-2023 and held many different titles, including Morning Edition host, Assignment Editor and Interim News Director. He died in August 2023. Read a remembrance of Rick here.

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