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Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby

Dortmund draws No. 1 post for Saturday's Santa Anita Derby
Jockey Martin Garcia rides Dortmund to victory in the Grade II San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on March 7. (Associated Press)

Unbeaten Dortmund, the Bob Baffert-trained 3-year-old son of Big Brown expected to go off as the odds-on favorite in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby, drew the No. 1 post position when entries were announced on Wednesday.

Right next to Dortmund in the field of six will be stablemate One Lucky Dane, another Baffert trainee starting from the No. 2 post position. Other horses entered were Cross The Line, Bolo, Prospect Park and Bad Read Sanchez.

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The $1-million Grade I Santa Anita Derby will be run as the eighth race on an 11-race card. The first race is at noon, and the Santa Anita Derby is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

The Grade I Santa Anita Oaks for 3-year-old fillies will be the seventh race.

Dortmund is five for five in his racing career and considered one of the favorites for the Kentucky Derby on May 2.

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