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Kentucky Derby Post Positions 2017: Favorite Classic Empire Draws Gate 14

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Kentucky Derby post positions were drawn on Wednesday, as the betting odds continue to shift.

After Always Dreaming initially opened as the favorite, those honors now belong to Classic Empire, who will be starting out of Gate 14 on Saturday evening at Churchill Downs.

Always Dreaming, meanwhile, starts out of Gate 5.

Another horse to watch is McCracken, who will be starting alongside Classic Empire in Gate 15.

A full list of post positions for each horse at the 2017 Kentucky Derby can be seen below:

Gate 1: Looking at Lee

Gate 2: Thunder Snow

Gate 3: Fast and Accurate

Gate 4: Untrapped

Gate 5: Always Dreaming

Gate 6: State of Honor

Gate 7: Girvin

Gate 8: Hence

Gate 9: Irap

Gate 10: Gunnevara

Gate 11: Battle of Midway

Gate 12: Sonneteer

Gate 13: J Boys Echo

Gate 14: Classic Empire

Gate 15: McCracken

Gate 16: Tapwrit

Gate 17: Irish War Cry

Gate 18: Gormley

Gate 19: Practical Joke

Gate 20: Patch

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