Derby field will be full; Pletcher with 5 starters
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20.
The entry box closed Wednesday morning, with the draw to determine post positions set for later in the afternoon. The field is limited to the top 20 horses based on points earned in designated prep races.
Leading the way is undefeated Verrazano, winner of the Wood Memorial and Tampa Bay Derby. He's one of a record-tying five colts trained by Todd Pletcher.
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