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    Just a Touch profile: 2024 Kentucky Derby odds, post position, history and more to know about the Derby contender

    Get caught up with Just a Touch's past performances, jockey, trainer and full analysis heading into the Run for the Roses

    Trainer Brad Cox grew up about a quarter mile south of the backside of storied Churchill Downs, dreaming of winning the Kentucky Derby. Though he was given one in 2021 via disqualification, he would like to win the Derby in a more conventional fashion. This year, he has three horses in the race, and his best shot may be the one with the fewest starts, Just a Touch.

    8 Just a Touch (10-1)

    • Trainer Brad Cox
    • Jockey Florent Geroux
    • Last race Second in the Blue Grass Stakes by 1½ lengths
    • Career record 3 starts: 1 win, 2 seconds
    • Career earnings $281,700
    • Best career Beyer Speed Figure 96 (2024 Blue Grass Stakes)
    • Sire Justify

    Below, we'll dig further into Just a Touch as part of our series profiling all the horses competing in the 150th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4. We'll look back into his past performances, what questions need to be answered on Saturday and analyze how the post draw affects his chances.

    Kentucky Derby profiles: 1 Dornoch | 2 Sierra Leone | 3 Mystik Dan | 4 Catching Freedom | 5 Catalytic | 6 Just Steel | 7 Honor Marie | 8 Just a Touch | Encino | 10 T O Password | 11 Forever Young | 12 Track Phantom | 13 West Saratoga | 14 Endlessly | 15 Domestic Product | 16 Grand Mo the First | 17 Fierceness | 18 Stronghold | 19 Resilience | 20 Society Man | 21 Epic Ride

    Kentucky Derby picks: Michelle Yu | Bob Weir | Jody Demling | Exotics

    So what key information could decide how Just a Touch performs in the Kentucky Derby? And how does the post draw affect his chances? ... Join SportsLine now to get a full profile on Just a Touch and every other horse in the Kentucky Derby!

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