Atlanta’s horse in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby will get a jump from the inside.

Tax, a 3-year-old dark bay gelding, will start from the second position. Seven horses have won the Derby from the No. 2 post, including 1978 Triple Crown winner Affirmed.

For the second time in eight years, Suwanee’s Dean and Patti Reeves are back as part-owners of a Derby horse

A second derby runner, Plus Que Parfait, was bred at Calloway Stables, owned by Atlanta’s Tyler Alexander. Plus Que Parfait will start from the middle in the 9 spot.

Race favorite Omaha Beach was set to start from post No. 12, but withdrew Wednesday due to a medical issue. Game Winner, at 4-to-1 odds, is the new favorite. The favorite has won the last six “Run for the Roses.”

The winner of the 1-1/4 miles race will take $1.86 million of the $3 million purse. Second place takes $600,000 and third place trots off with $300,000. 

Here are the post positions for Saturday’s 145th Kentucky Derby (6:50 p.m., NBC) and updated odds: 
1. War of Will 20-1 
2. Tax 20-1
3. By My Standards 20-1 
4. Gray Magician 50-1 
5. Improbable 5-1 
6. Vekoma 20-1 
7. Maximum Security 6-1 
8. Tacitus 8-1 
9. Plus Que Parfait 50-1 
10. Cutting Humor 20-1 
11. Haikal 30-1 
12. Code of Honor 10-1 
13. Win Win Win 14-1 
14. Master Fencer 60-1 
15. Game Winner 4-1 
16. Roadster 9-2 
17. Long Range Toddy 30-1 
18. Spinoff 30-1 
19. Country House 30-1 
20. Bodexpress 40-1

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