Preakness Stakes Odds
The Preakness Stakes serves as a launchpad for the biggest horse racing excitement of the year or it muffles the excitement for the casual horse bettor.
Just two weeks after the Kentucky Derby has crowned its champion, horses gather again in at Pimlico Racetrack in Maryland for the second jewel in the Triple Crown. If the same horse wins again, it sets in motion three weeks of major hype around the Triple Crown (which is run weeks later at Belmont in New York).
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If the Derby winner does not live up to his Preakness Stakes odds status, most casual horse fans go back to sleep. (Earlier piece on Triple Crown odds not offering big payoff on Orb and current Preakness props article).
The field was expected to be smaller in 2013 after several late decisions to skip the race. Vyjack, Normandy Invasion and Street Spice all backed out in the final week.
As a result, the over-under on number of horses moved down from 13 to 11.5 by Monday at Bovada.
Line Update Thursday after post draw: courtesy of Bovada:
Orb - 10/11
Mylute - 6/1
Goldencents - 8/1
Governor Charlie - 10/1
Itsmyluckyday - 12/1
Will Take Charge - 12/1
Oxbow - 16/1
Titletown Five - 28/1
Current Preakness Stakes odds as of Monday May 13: courtesy of 5Dimes, watch for updates.
101 Orb wins Preakness Stakes -105
105 Goldencents wins Preakness Stakes +900
107 Mylute wins Preakness Stakes +1100
109 Departing wins Preakness Stakes +425
111 Govenor Charlie wins Peakness Stakes +1400
113 Itsmyluckyday wins Preakness Stakes +1100
115 Oxbow wins Preakness Stakes +1700
119 Will Take Charge wins Preakness Stakes +1400
121 Titletown Five wins Preakness Stakes +3000
Preakness Stakes Props - courtesy of Bovada:
Will Orb win the Triple Crown?
Will Orb win the Preakness Stakes
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Note* - 380 and +260 at 5Dimes
How many horses will run in the Preakness Stakes?
2013 Preakness Stakes
In 2013, Orb comes in as the huge favorite after an exciting dash to win the Kentucky Derby. The field will be set and the mroning line odds and post positions set on Wednesday.
In the mean time, race fans in the United States can visit US Racebook for a $100 bonus and live video and past performances of this race. Fans in selected states that are excluded from USRacebook.com can get a terrific bonus and odds and props at online racebooks such as Bovada.
2012 Preakness Stakes
In 2012, the Preakness Stakes was another fight to the finish between Bodemeister and I'll Have Another, who had won the Kentucky Derby. [ See preview from 2012 Preakness ]
Once again, the Canadian horse with the unknown jockey raced past Bodemeister at the wire, setting up another stab at the triple Crown. Of course, on the eve of the Belmont Stakes, I'll Have Another was scratched due to injury and the horse racing season for casual fans fizzled.
Preakness Stakes Winners Since 1977
Year Winner Jockey Trainer Time Purse
2012 I'll Have Another Mario Gutierrez Doug O'Neill 01:55.9 $1,000,000
2011 Shackleford Jesus Castanon Dale Romans 01:56.5 $1,550,000+
2010 Lookin At Lucky Martin Garcia Bob Baffert 01:55.5 $1,000,000
2009 Rachel Alexandra‡ Calvin Borel Steve Asmussen 01:55.1 $1,100,000+
2008 Big Brown Kent Desormeaux Richard Dutrow 01:54.9 $1,000,000
2007 Curlin Robby Albarado Steve Asmussen 01:53.5 $1,000,000
2006 Bernardini Javier CastellanoTom Albertrani 01:54.6 $1,000,000
2005 Afleet Alex Jeremy Rose Timothy Ritchey 01:55.0 $1,000,000
2004 Smarty Jones Stewart Elliott John Servis 01:55.6 $1,000,000
2003 Funny Cide Jose Santos Barclay Tagg 01:55.6 $1,000,000
2002 War Emblem Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert 01:56.4 $1,000,000
2001 Point Given Gary Stevens Bob Baffert 01:55.4 $1,000,000
2000 Red Bullet Jerry Bailey Joe Orseno 01:56.0 $1,000,000
1999 Charismatic Chris Antley D. Wayne Lukas 01:55.2 $1,000,000
1998 Real Quiet Kent Desormeaux Bob Baffert 01:54.6 $1,000,000
1997 Silver Charm Gary Stevens Bob Baffert 01:54.8 $1,000,000
1996 Louis Quatorze Pat Day Nick Zito 01:53.4 $800,000
1995 Timber Country Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas† 01:54.4 $750,000
1994 Tabasco Cat Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas 01:56.4 $750,000
1993 Prairie Bayou Mike Smith Tom Bohannan 01:56.6 $750,000
1992 Pine Bluff Chris McCarron Tom Bohannan 01:55.6 $750,000
1991 Hansel Jerry Bailey Frank L. Brothers01:54.0$750,000
1990 Summer Squall Pat Day Neil J. Howard 01:53.6 $750,000
1989 Sunday Silence Pat Valenzuela Char.Whittingham01:53.8 $750,000
1988 Risen Star Ed Delahoussaye Louie Roussel 01:56.2 $700,000
1987 Alysheba Chris McCarron Jack Van Berg 01:55.8 $700,000
1986 Snow Chief Alex Solis Melvin F. Stute 01:54.8 $700,000
1985 Tank's Prospect Pat Day D. Wayne Lukas 01:53.4 $700,000
1984 Gate Dancer Angel Cordero Jack Van Berg 01:53.6 $400,000
1983 Deputed Testamony Donald Miller J. William Boniface01:55.4$400,000
1982 Aloma's Ruler Jack Kaenel John J. Lenzini 01:55.4 $350,000
1981 Pleasant Colony Jorge Velasquez John P. Campo 01:54.6 $350,000
1980 Codex Angel Cordero D. Wayne Lukas 01:54.2 $300,000
1979 Spectacular Bid Ronnie Franklin Bud Delp 01:54.2 $300,000
1978 Affirmed † Steve Cauthen Laz Barrera 01:54.4 $250,000
1977 Seattle Slew † Jean Cruguet Bill Turner 01:54.4 $250,000