Does This Horse Have The ‘Essential Quality’ To Be A Derby Champ?

Apr 29, 2021

Essential Quality
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The Field is set for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby and Essential Quality, has been installed as the morning line, 2 to 1 favorite. It’s been thirty years since a Bluegrass Stakes winner (Strike the Gold 1991) has triumphed on the First Saturday in May but could it happen this year? Joining us to talk all things Derby are two representatives from the Lexington-based Paulick Report; Features Editor Natalie Voss and News Editor Chelsea Hackbarth.


Kentucky Derby post positions 2021

The draw for 2021 Kentucky Derby post positions was held at 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. Here are the results and odds:

Post position

Horse

Odds

1

Known Agenda

6-1

2

Like The King

50-1

3

Brooklyn Strong

50-1

4

Keepmeinmind

50-1

5

Sainthood

50-1

6

O Besos

20-1

7

Mandaloun

15-1

8

Medina Spirit

15-1

9

Hot Rod Charlie

8-1

10

Midnight Bourbon

20-1

11

Dynamic One

20-1

12

Helium

50-1

13

Hidden Stash

50-1

14

Essential Quality

2-1

15

Rock Your World

5-1

16

King Fury

20-1

17

Highly Motivated

10-1

18

Super Stock

30-1

19

Soup And Sandwich

30-1

20

Bourbonic

30-1