Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Hansen drew post position #9 for Saturday night's Grade 2 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer. The West Virginia Derby is run at nine furlongs with a purse of $750,000. Post time for the race is 5:45pm Eastern time.
Hansen, and his blue tail, will face a field of nine rivals, including:
- Hero of Order, winner of the G2-Louisiana Derby at odds of 109/1, and second to Hansen in the G2-Iowa Derby last time out.
- Macho Macho: Third in the G3-Matt Winn behind Neck 'n Neck and Stealcase.
- La Bernardin: A nice looking Darley colt by Bernardini that won the G3-Pegasus at Monmouth on June 17th.
Below are the entries and post positions for Saturday's G2-West Virginia Derby. Morning line odds will be added when released.
|G2-West Virginia Derby; Post Time: 5:45pm Eastern|
|1||Macho Bull||E. Martin, Jr.||G. Dorochenko||30/1|
|2||Hero of Order||E. Martin, Jr.||G. Dorochenko||10/1|
|3||Z Camelot||D. Parker||D. Romans||50/1|
|4||Macho Macho||C. Nakatani||S. Asmussen||6/1|
|5||Morgan's Guerrilla||L.Goncalves||M. Maker||12/1|
|6||Called to Serve||L.Goncalves||P. Eurton||20/1|
|7||Le Bernardin||M. Luzzi||K. McLaughlin||6/1|
|8||Bourbon Courage||D. Parker||K. Gorder||10/1|
|9||Hansen||M. Smith||M. Maker||3/5|
|10||Penn's Grant||L. Garcia||L. Delacour||30/1|