The 144th Travers Stakes takes place this weekend and the post positions with jockeys have been announced.  Here is the list:Post Position Horse Jockey Trainer Odds:

1 Romansh Javier Castellano Tom Albertrani 12-1

2 Orb Joel Rosario Shug McGaughey 4-1

3 Verrazano John Velazquez Todd Pletcher 2-1

4 Golden Soul Robby Albarado Dallas Stewart 20-1

5 Will Take Charge Luis Saez Wayne Lukas 10-1

6 Moreno Jose Ortiz Eric Guillot 12-1

7 War Dancer Alan Garcia Ken McPeek 15-1

8 Palace Malice Mike Smith Todd Pletcher 5-2

9 Transparent Irad Ortiz Jr. Kiaran McLaughlin 10-1

Verrazano won the Haskell earlier this season and Palice Malice took home the Jim Dandy and Triple Crown race Belmont.  Orb of course won the Kentucky Derby. Preakness winner Oxbow is not running.

By:  Mike Lindsley, "Mid-Day with Mike," M-F 1-4, Yankees pre/post game host on 104.5 The Team ESPN Radio.  Follow him on Twitter at

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