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2012 Kentucky Derby Odds: Union Rags Now Favored

Early betting action throughout the day Friday changed the odds for the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Changes between the latest odds and Friday morning line saw one favorite solidify its position and another favorite fall off considerably.

Union Rags went from a 9-2 favorite to a 6-1 favorite through the course of the day on Friday. Bodemeister fell off, dropping from 4-1 to 8-1 a day before the race.

Odds will likely change again on Saturday when action picks up in earnest as the race nears. Here are the latest odds for Friday:

Daddy Long Legs 26-1
Optimizer 31-1
Take Charge Indy 8-1
Union Rags 6-1
Dullahan 10-1
Bodemeister 8-1
Rousing Sermon 19-1
Creative Cause 12-1
Trinniberg 41-1
Daddy Nose Best 14-1
Alpha 22-1
Prospective 69-1
Went The Day Well 20-1
Hansen 7-1
Gemologist 8-1
El Padrino 33-1
Done Talking 34-1
Sabercat 38-1
I'll Have Another 17-1
Liaison 60-1

For a guide to betting and glossary of betting terms for horse racing, check out this handy guide from SB Nation.

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