Kentucky Derby 2012: I'll Have Another Becomes First Winner From 19th Post Position

History was made Saturday as I'll Have Another became the first horse to win the Kentucky Derby starting from the 19th post.

Since 2000, 11 different post positions have won the Kentucky Derby with both the 16th and eighth post positions serving as the starting gate twice. Last year's winner, Animal Kingdom, started from the 16th post. Bodemeister, who finished second to I'll Have Another, started the race from the eighth post this year.

For more on the Derby, check out SB Nation's 2012 Kentucky Derby StoryStream. SB Nation's horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come will have analysis of I'll Have Another's Triple Crown chances, and has A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.

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