Heading into Saturday’s (May 19) Preakness Stakes — the second event in horse racing’s Triple Crown — Bodemeister is the favored horse with 2-1 odds, according to the Daily Racing Form. 2012 Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another stands at 5-2 odds — making the horse’s chance at snagging that Triple Crown a long shot.
The 137th running of the Preakness takes place on Saturday at Maryland’s
Pimlico Race Course at 6:18 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC (check
local listings). The weather report for Saturday is 75 degrees with 0
percent chance of rain.
Many horses that ran in the Derby — including Union Rags and Hansen — won’t be running in the race. Below, a complete listing of the early odds:
Creative Cause 6-1
Daddy Nose Best 15-1
Guyana Star Dweej 50-1
I’ll Have Another 5-2
Teeth of the Dog 15-1
Tiger Walk 20-1
Went The Day Well 6-1