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Derby field will be full; Pletcher with 5 starters
Kentucky Derby Horse  Heal
Trainer Todd Pletcher talks about his five potential Kentucky Derby entrants during a morning news conference at Churchill Downs Saturday, April 27, 2013 in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones) - photo by Associated Press
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.