Sports Pulse: Dan Wolken on what to expect from this years Kentucky Derby
The draw for the $3 million, Grade 1 Kentucky Derby was held Tuesday.
Tiz the Law, trained by Barclay Tagg, was named the 3-5 favorite in the morning line. He drew the No. 17 post position in the field of 18.
The Derby is set for 7:02 p.m. Saturday and will be televised by NBC. The Derby was postponed from May 2 to Sept. 5 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The strength of the field took a hit Tuesday morning when Art Collector was declared out of the race because of a foot injury. South Bend, trained by Bill Mott, was a late add and brought the field to a total of 18 horses.
Click on a horse’s name to learn more about him.
Post position, horse, trainer, jockey, morning-line odds
1. Finnick the Fierce, Rey Hernandez, Martin Garcia, 50-1
2. Max Player, Steve Asmussen, Ricardo Santana Jr., 30-1
3. Enforceable, Mark Casse, Adam Beschizza, 30-1
4. Storm the Court, Peter Eurton, Julien Leparoux, 50-1
5. Major Fed, Greg Foley, James Graham, 50-1
6. King Guillermo, Juan Carlos Avila, Samy Camacho, 20-1
7. Money Moves, Todd Pletcher, Javier Castellano, 30-1
8. South Bend, Bill Mott, Tyler Gaffalione, 50-1
9. Mr. Big News, Bret Calhoun, Gabriel Saez, 50-1
10. Thousand Words, Bob Baffert, Florent Geroux, 15-1
11. Necker Island, Chris Hartman, Miguel Mena, 50-1
12. Sole Volante, Patrick Biancone, Luca Panici, 30-1
13. Attachment Rate, Dale Romans, Joe Talamo, 50-1
14. Winning Impression, Dallas Stewart, Joe Rocco Jr., 50-1
15. Ny Traffic, Saffie Joseph Jr., Paco Lopez, 20-1
16. Honor A.P., John Shirreffs, Mike Smith, 5-1
17. Tiz the Law, Barclay Tagg, Manny Franco, 3-5
18. Authentic, Bob Baffert, John Velazquez, 8-1
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