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

It's Derby day at Churchill Downs.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Kentucky Derby entrant Derby Kitten works on the track in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kentucky Derby entrant Derby Kitten works on the track in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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After a week of buildup, we're just about ready for the running of the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Bodemeister (4-1) remains the favorite heading into Saturday, but other contenders like Dullahan and Union Rags will present plenty of challenges.

Here is some general race information:

TV: NBC

Derby Start Time: 4:24 p.m. MT (NBC coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. MT)

Related: 2012 Kentucky Derby: SB Nation's Matt Gardner Takes A Look At The Post Positions

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, make sure to visit this StoryStream as well as horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come.