The Preakness Stakes is run on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a Grade I race is at distance of 1 3/16 miles on dirt.
First run in 1873, the Preakness Stakes was named by a former Maryland governor after a winning colt at Pimlico. The race has been termed “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susan’s” because a blanket of yellow flowers altered to resemble Maryland’s state flower is placed across the withers of the winning colt or filly.
Race 13. Preakness Stakes,(GI). For three-year-old at 1 3/16 miles on dirt. Purse $1,500,000.
|1||War of Will||Tyler Gaffalione||Mark E. Casse||4/1|
|2||Bourbon War||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Mark A. Hennig||12/1|
|3||Warrior’s Charge||Javier Castellano||Brad H. Cox||12/1|
|4||Improbable||Mike E. Smith||Bob Baffert||5/2|
|5||Owendale||Florent Geroux||Brad H. Cox||10/1|
|6||Market King||Jon Court||D. Wayne Lukas||30/1|
|7||Alwaysmining||Daniel Centeno||Kelly Rubley||8/1|
|8||Signalman||Brian Hernandez, Jr.||Kenneth G. McPeek||30/1|
|9||Bodexpress||John R. Velazquez||Gustavo Delgado||20/1|
|10||Everfast||Joel Rosario||Dale L. Romans||50/1|
|11||Laughing Fox||Ricardo Santana, Jr||Steven M. Asmussen||20/1|
|12||Anothertwistafate||Jose L. Ortiz||Blaine D. Wright||6/1|
|13||Win Win Win||Julian Pimentel||Michael J. Trombetta||15/1|
|War of Will||14.20||7.40||5.40|
Warrior’s Charge ran fourth. Laughing Fox ran fifth.
Improbable went off as the 5/2 favorite and finished sixth. He was not a factor in the race.
Running time – 1:54.34
Our Top Three Picks were:
- War of Will