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 Orb will headline the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18 (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]

Preakness Betting: Fillies Take Stage on Black Eyed Susan Day

A field of seven will line up in Friday's Black Eyed Susan at PImlico

Before we get to the second jewel of the Triple Crown on Friday, the fillies will take center stage on Friday at Pimlico in the $500,000 Black Eyed Susan (G2), one of seven stakes on an outstanding 13-race card. The Black Eyed Susan did not attract any of the runners that raced two weeks ago… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Official Post Positions, Morning Line Odds

A field of nine will line up in Saturday's Preakness Stakes (photo credit: Maryland Jockey Club)

A field of nine three-year-olds were entered on Wednesday for the $1 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, and Kentucky Derby winner Orb was installed as the even money favorite when post positions and morning line odds were announced. The Shug McGaughey trainee comes into the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown riding a… [Continue Reading]

2013 Preakness Field, Betting Odds

Orb wins the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby (photo credit: Churchill Downs)

The price on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the 2013 Preakness betting odds continues to shrink, down from 8-5 to 4-5 after the latest defections from the race has reduced the possible field to nine. Trainer Chad Brown announced that Normandy Invasion would bypass both the Preakness and the Belmont Stake and will be pointed… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Early Betting Odds: Derby Winner Orb Heavy Favorite

Kentucky Derby winner Orb takes on older in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup  (photo credit: churchilldowns.com)

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Orb is the early betting favorite in Preakness early betting odds released by Turf ‘n’ Sport handicapper Michael Dempsey on Wednesday. A field of 12 is likely for the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1), the second jewel of racing’s Triple Crown. The Preakness will be run on Saturday, May 18 at… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Contenders: Derby Winner Orb Headlines Field

Kentucky Derby winner Orb will headline the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18 (photo credit Pimlico Race Course)

Kentucky Derby winner Orb came out of his victory on Saturday in good shape and headlines the possible list of contenders for the Preakness Stakes (G1), which will be run on Saturday, May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The second jewel of the Triple Crown could include as many of six runners… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Recap: “Another” Triple Crown Bid Has NYRA Smiling

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It has been a tough couple of months for the New York Racing Association, with CEO Charlie Hayward and legal counsel Patrick Kehoe getting canned after revelations that they may have known that horseplayers were getting overcharged on the takeout and did nothing about it until over $8 million had been pilfered from our pockets.… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Betting: Wager Opportunities Abound on Pimlico Card

137th Preakness Stakes

While the $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) is the focal point on Saturday at Pimlico and the lone race many will watch and wager on, there are a dozen other races on the marathon nine hour card, so be patient and pace yourself, it is going to be a long day. All hail Kegasus. The… [Continue Reading]

Preakness Stakes Betting Odds

137th Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby (G1) winner I’ll Have Another leads a field of eleven three-year-olds that were entered for Saturday’s $1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) to be run Saturday at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md. The Derby winner appears likely to play second fiddle in the betting to Bodemeister, who set the early fractions and held on for… [Continue Reading]