Preakness Stakes Latest Betting Odds, Post Positions

American Pharoah became the 12th Triple Crown winner. (Photo credit: Maryland Jockey Club)

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner American Pharoah will break from the one post as the 4-5 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The Bob Baffert trainee faces seven foes as he seeks to keep his Triple Crown bid alive with a victory. Derby runner up… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Betting: Weather Could Play Role on Saturday

Saturday's Preakness Stakes could be run over a wet track. (photo credit: © Cheryl Quigley | Dreamstime.com)

The 140th running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) is set for Saturday and Mother Nature just may crash the party. The extended forecast for Saturday calls for an 80% chance of afternoon thunderstorms with a high of 84 degrees. As someone that visits Weather.com several times daily, there is one thing I know for certain–that… [Continue Reading]

Top Three From Kentucky Derby Heading to Preakness Stakes

American Pharoah captures the 2015 Kentucky Derby (Photo credit (kentuckyderby.com)

It looks as if the top three finishers of the Kentucky Derby (G1) will be heading to Baltimore to compete in the second jewel of the Triple Crown, the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course. Two questions popped into my head immediately after American Pharoah won the Run for the Roses: First… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Results: California Chrome Stamps Ticket to Big Apple

California Chrome wins the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico (Photo courtesy of America's Best Racing).

Two downs and one to go as California Chrome won the Grade 1 $1.5 million Preakness  Stakes at Pimlico on Saturday, running his winning streak to six. Now it is off to the Big Apple in three weeks for a shot at Triple Crown glory. Sent off as the 1-2 betting favorite, the colt broke… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Betting: California Chrome Hammered in Early Wagering

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome will headline the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 17 (photo credit Pimlico Race Course)

California Chrome took the early betting action on Friday, as the Kentucky Derby winner was bet down to odds of 1-2 in advanced wagering for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico. A winner of five straight, the Art Sherman trainee was installed as the 3-5 morning line favorite and is expected to… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Post Positions, Odds: California Chrome Big Favorite

California Chrome is the 3-5  favorite for the Belmont Stakes.(Photo credit: churchilldowns.com).

As expected, California Chrome was installed as the betting favorite for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico on Saturday, and will face nine foes as the colt seeks to keep his Triple Crown bid alive. The Art Sherman trainee drew the three post and is the 3-5 morning line favorite. The colt likely… [Continue Reading]

Latest Preakness Betting Odds, Prop Wagers

California Chrome missed Prince of Wales (G1) at Royal Ascot with a minor injury.  (Photo credit:  © Cheryl Quigley | Dreamstime.com)

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome arrived at Pimlico on Monday afternoon and continues to take much of the early wagering action, his price down to 5/8 in the latest Preakness odds released by Bovada. A winner of five straight starts by a combined 26 lengths, the colt won the Run for the Roses by… [Continue Reading]

2014 Preakness Betting Odds: California Chrome Early Chalk

California Chrome is the chalk for the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico (Photo credit: Maryland Jockey Club).

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner California Chrome is going to be the heavy betting favorite next Saturday when he seeks to keep his Triple Crown dreams alive in the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md. The Art Sherman trainee is currently at -130 in Preakness betting odds released by BetOnline.  The colt beat 18… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Recap: Oxbow Wires Field, Orb Fourth as 3-5 Chalk

Oxbow wins the $1 million Preakness Stakes with Gary Stevens aboard (photo credit: followhorseracing.com)

Hall of fame jockey Gary Stevens got away with larceny in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md., jumping out to set the early fractions aboard 15-1 long shot Oxbow and taking the field gate to wire, with Kentucky Derby winner Orb floundering back in fourth as the 3-5 chalk. Oxbow,… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Day Preview: Orb Has Star Billing on Outstanding Betting Card

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome will headline the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 17 (photo credit Pimlico Race Course)

Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the headliner on Saturday at Pimlico for the $1 million Preakness Stakes, but there is plenty of other star power on an outstanding betting card that includes seven supporting stakes that will keep horseplayers busy all day. The 13-race card gets underway at 10:45am eastern, and the field for the… [Continue Reading]