Welcome to Kentucky Derby 2012 results coverage! This live online blog will detail the winner of the 138th running of this famous race at Churchill Downs, which could be the start of history if a horse can win the Triple Crown of races this year. It would be the first time since the '70s that this feat has been accomplished. Here's more info about "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports."
The latest Kentucky Derby 2012 results will take place on Saturday, May 5th from the Kentucky racetrack, with NBC beginning their televised coverage at 4PM EST. That will give time to build up to the race, which usually lasts just two minutes, making for a quick event but one that many people will be anticipating. There's been surprise underdog winners before, so it's always possible for this latest edition of the thoroughbred horse race. It really can be any horse's race, despite what the odds makers might say!
A total of twenty horses will line up as the field of contenders for this latest edition of the race. As of this report, Bodemeister remains the favorite to win at 4 to 1 odds, with Union Rags at 9 to 2 and Dullahan at 8 to 1. The prize for the first horse to cross the finish line at Churchill Downs will be a tidy sum of $1,240,000. Those who pick the winning horse, as well as the correct order of finish for the top 3 horses, will find themselves rewarded handsomely as well.
To get the latest results for the Derby, simply bookmark this article. Return back around 6:24PM EST, which is the official post time for the 2012 Kentucky Derby. As of that time, the latest info on the race, including which horses lead the race, and the big winner will be announced below. Feel free to leave your own comments below as well regarding your picks to win this year's race!
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