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Derby draw Q & A

Updated: May 4, 2006, 1:05 PM ET
By Ed McNamara | Special to ESPN.com

LOUISVILLE -- Many horseplayers who made future wagers on Brother Derek and Lawyer Ron must have been dismayed when those colts drew posts 18 and 17, respectively, for Saturday's 132nd Kentucky Derby. Don't shred those tickets yet.

Last year, the Derby's top four finishers came from posts 10, 18, 12 and 17, in that order, and in the past 10 runnings winners came from post 16 three times and from post 15 twice. So breaking from the auxiliary gate (post 15 and out) certainly does not doom ...

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