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2012 Kentucky Derby: Post Time, TV Schedule, Video And More

The Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday evening.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 04:  A horse is lead through the paddock prior to a race during the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 04: A horse is lead through the paddock prior to a race during the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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The 2012 Kentucky Derby is finally here. Will favorites Bodemeister or Union Rags be able to deliver a win on Saturday evening, or will one of the race's long shots provide us with a surprising finish?

The 2012 Kentucky Derby is set to start at approximately 6:24 p.m. ET, with television coverage by NBC. NBC will have plenty of pre-race coverage, as they hit the airwaves from Churchill Downs at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Related: 2012 Kentucky Derby Betting Guide: How To Bet On The Horses

Here are the post positions:

1. Daddy Long Legs
2. Optimizer
3. Take Charge Indy
4. Union Rags
5. Dullahan
6. Bodemeister
7. Rousing Sermon
8. Creative Cause
9. Trinniberg
10. Daddy Knows Best
11. Alpha
12. Perspective
13. Went The Day Well
14. Hansen
15. Gemologist
16. El Padrino
17. Done Talking
18. Sabercat
19. I'll Have Another
20. Liaison

For more on Derby Week at the 2012 Kentucky Derby and the schedule of coverage heading into the main event, keep it locked to this StoryStream as well as horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come.