Kentucky Derby 2022 post positions, odds announced

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Blue Grass Stakes winner Zandon will break from the No. 10 post in the 148th Kentucky Derby as the favorite with 3-1 opening odds.

7-2 Epicenter is starting in the third post and 8-1 Messier is in post No. 6.

The 2022 Kentucky Derby will air on Saturday, May 7 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Coverage is also available to stream live on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and Peacock.

NBC Sports will also air the Kentucky Oaks the day before on Friday, May 6th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET on USA Network, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Related: What to know about the 2022 Kentucky Derby

Below are the post positions for the 2022 Kentucky Derby, including current odds and full list of horses as of May 2.

1. Mo Donegal (10-1)
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.

2. Happy Jack (30-1)
Trainer: Doug F. O’Neill
Jockey: Rafael Bejarano

3. Epicenter (7-2)
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Jockey: Joel Rosario

4. Summer Is Tomorrow (30-1)
Trainer: Bhupat Seemar
Jockey: Mickael Barzalona

5. Smile Happy (20-1)
Trainer: Kenneth G. McPeek
Jockey: Corey Lanerie

6. Messier (8-1)
Trainer: Tim Yakteen
Jockey: John R. Velazquez

7. Crown Pride (20-1)
Trainer: Koichi Shintani
Jockey: Christophe Lemaire

8. Charge It (20-1)
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey: Luis Saez

9. Tiz the Bomb (30-1)
Trainer: Kenneth G. McPeek
Jockey: Brian Hernandez Jr.

10. Zandon (3-1)
Trainer: Chad C. Brown
Jockey: Flavien Prat

11. Pioneer of Medina (30-1)
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey: Joe Bravo

12. Taiba (12-1)
Trainer: Tim Yakteen
Jockey: Mike Smith

13. Simplification (20-1)
Trainer: Antonio Sano
Jockey: Jose Ortiz

14. Barber Road (30-1)
Trainer: John A. Ortiz
Jockey: Reylu Gutierrez

15. White Abarrio (10-1)
Trainer: Saffie A. Joseph, Jr.
Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione

16. Cyberknife (20-1)
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: Florent Geroux

17. Classic Causeway (30-1)
Trainer: Brian A. Lynch
Jockey: Julien Leparoux

18. Tawny Port (30-1)
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.

19. Zozos (20-1)
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: Manny Franco

20. Ethereal Road (30-1)
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey: Luis Contreras

21. Rich Strike (30-1)
Trainer: Eric R. Reed
Jockey: Sonny Leon

Read more: Handicapping the 2022 Kentucky Derby | Behind the scenes of betting at the Derby

Watch the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 7 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Full coverage is also available on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and Peacock.