Get to know each horse in the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby entrant J Boys Echo, ridden by Tammy Fox, goes out for an early morning practice run for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Friday, May 5, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — Kentucky Derby starters, from the rail out:

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1. LOOKIN AT LEE
Odds: 20-1

Owner: L and N Racing LLC

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Corey Lanerie

Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 9-2-2-2

Earnings: $452,795

Points: 32

Notable performance: Third in Grade 1 Arkansas Derby.

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2. THUNDER SNOW

Odds: 20-1

Owners: Godolphin (Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, et al)

Trainer: Saeed bin Suroor

Jockey: Christophe Soumillon

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 8-4-2-0

Earnings: $1,621,063

Points: 100

Notable victory: Grade 2 UAE Derby in Dubai-Meydan.

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3. FAST AND ACCURATE

Odds: 50-1

Owners: Kendall E. Hansen, Skychai Racing (Harvey Diamond, Jim Shircliff), Bode Miller

Trainer: Mike Maker

Jockey: Channing Hill

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-1-0

Earnings: $340,362

Points: 50

Notable victory: Grade 3 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park.

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4. UNTRAPPED

Odds: 30-1

Owner: Michael Langford

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Ricardo Santana Jr.

Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 6-1-3-1

Earnings: $259,658

Points: 34

Notable performances: Second in Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes, LeComte Stakes; third in Grade 2 Rebel Stakes.

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5. ALWAYS DREAMING

Odds: 5-1

Owners: Brooklyn Boyz Stables, Teresa Viola Racing

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

Jockey: John Velazquez

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-3-1-1

Earnings: $648,900

Points: 100

Notable victory: Grade 1 Florida Derby.

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6. STATE OF HONOR

Odds: 30-1

Owners: Conrad Farms (Manfred and Penny Conrad)

Trainer: Mark Casse

Jockey: Jose Lezcano

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 10-1-4-2

Earnings: $382,548

Points: 62

Notable performances: Second in Grade 1 Florida Derby, Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby; third in Grade 3 Sam F. Davis.

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7. GIRVIN

Odds: 15-1

Owner: Brad Grady

Trainer: Joe Sharp

Jockey: Mike Smith

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 4-3-1-0

Earnings: $874,400

Points: 150

Notable victories: Second in Grade 2 Louisiana Derby, Risen Star.

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8. HENCE

Odds: 15-1

Owner: Calumet Farm (Brad Kelley)

Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Jockey: Florent Geroux

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-2-1-1

Earnings: $462,601

Points: 50

Notable victories: Grade 3 Sunland Derby.

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9. IRAP

Odds: 20-1

Owner: Reddam Racing

Trainer: Doug O’Neill

Jockey: Mario Gutierrez

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 8-1-3-1

Earnings: $760,000

Points: 113

Notable victory: 33-1 long shot became first maiden to win Grade 2 Blue Grass at Keeneland.

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10. GUNNEVERA

Odds: 15-1

Owner: Peacock Racing Stables (Solomon Del-Valle, Guillermo Guerra, Jaime Diaz)

Trainer: Antonio Sano

Jockey: Javier Castellano

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 9-4-2-1

Earnings: $1,170,200

Points: 84

Notable victories: Grade 1 Fountain of Youth.

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11. BATTLE OF MIDWAY

Odds: 30-1

Owners: WinStar Farm, Don Alberto Stable

Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer

Jockey: Flavien Prat

Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 4-2-1-1

Earnings: $290,000

Points: 40

Notable performance: Second in Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby.

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12. SONNETEER

Odds: 50-1

Owner: Calumet Farm

Trainer: Keith Desormeaux

Jockey: Kent Desormeaux

Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 10-0-4-2

Earnings: $284,445

Points: 30

Notable performances: Second in Grade 2 Rebel Stakes; fourth in Grade 1 Arkansas Derby.

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13. J BOYS ECHO

Owner: Albaugh Family Stables

Trainer: Dale Romans

Jockey: Luis Saez

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-2-1-1

Earnings: $349,600

Points: 63

Notable victory: Grade 3 Gotham Stakes.

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14. CLASSIC EMPIRE

(asterisk)Odds: 4-1 (favorite)

Owner: John C. Oxley

Trainer: Mark Casse

Jockey: Julien Leparoux

Career record (starts, firsts, seconds, thirds): 7-5-0-1

Earnings: $2,120,220

Points: 132

Notable victories: Has won last three Grade 1 starts including the Arkansas Derby and last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile.

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15. McCRAKEN

Odds: 5-1

Owner: Whitham Thoroughbreds

Trainer: Ian Wilkes

Jockey: Brian Hernandez Jr.

Career record: (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-4-0-1

Earnings: $410,848

Points: 40

Notable victories: Grade 3 Sam F. Davis Stakes; Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes as a 2-year-old.

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16. TAPWRIT

Odds: 20-1

Owners: Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

Jockey: Jose Ortiz

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-1-0

Earnings: $343,902

Points: 54

Notable victory: Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby.

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17. IRISH WAR CRY

Odds: 6-1

Owner: Isabella De Tomaso

Trainer: Graham Motion

Jockey: Rajiv Maragh

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 5-4-0-0

Earnings: $699,460

Points: 110

Notable victories: Grade 2 Wood Memorial and Holy Bull, both by at least three lengths.

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18. GORMLEY

Odds: 15-1

Owners: Jerry and Ann Moss

Trainer: John Shirreffs

Jockey: Victor Espinoza

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-4-0-0

Earnings: $920,000

Points: 125

Notable victory: Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby by a half-length over Battle of Midway in second of three starts as 3-year-old.

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19. PRACTICAL JOKE

Odds: 20-1

Owner: Klaravich Stables, William H. Lawrence

Trainer: Chad Brown

Jockey: Joel Rosario

Career record (starts-firsts-seconds-thirds): 6-3-2-1

Earnings: $1,015,800

Points: 74

Notable victories/performances: Grade 1 wins in Champagne and Hopeful Stakes as a 2-year-old. Consecutive seconds in Fountain of Youth and Blue Grass as a 3-year-old.

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20. PATCH

Odds: 30-1

Owner: Calumet Farm

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione

Career record (starts-first-seconds-thirds): 3-1-2-0

Earnings: $230,020

Points: 40

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