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Kentucky Derby 2012: Post Positions Announced -- Union Rags Gets No. 4, Bodemeister Gets No. 6

During a live broadcast on NBC Sports Network on May 2, the post positions for the 2012 Kentucky Derby were announced.

Here's the order of the draw for this year's race:

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

Bodemeister and Union Rags are the co-favorites at 9-2 odds currently. Other horses for New York race fans to keep an eye on are Trinniberg and Gemologist. Trinniberg, a 45-1 longshot, has made several appearances at New York tracks. Gemologist, currently holding at 7-1 odds, won the Wood Memorial on April 7 over 11/8 miles at New York's Aqueduct Race Track.

-- For more on the Kentucky Derby, please be sure to visit And Down The Stretch They Come and SB Nation New York for all the latest news and updates.