Preakness 2018: Early odds and analysis for Saturday's race

Divine Unicorn is no myth at the Valley Lightly raced, northern hemisphere-bred five-year-old, Divine Unicorn is set for a big spring and Mitchell Lamb from tab. The Preakness is followed by the Belmont Stakes on June 9. The Preakness Stakes will take place on Saturday. Lightly raced, northern hemisphere-bred five-year-old, Divine Unicorn is set for a big spring and Mitchell Lamb from tab. Derby winner Justify either wins the Preakness and takes his a Triple Crown quest into the Belmont, or he loses the Preakness and horse racing slinks back into obscurity. Preakness odds, post positions

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2018 Preakness Stakes Odds

A very logical third choice. The smaller Preakness field seems to suit this Tom Amoss runner better, but keep in mind that he still only has a maiden victory to his credit. Chance for a better showing. Thus, Lukas has decided to forego a breeze before the race. Sporting Chance has been a talented but quirky horse his entire career and this latest wackiness in the morning should come as no surprise. The Preakness does not seem to be the kind of race where he will finally have an uneventful trip.

Trouble seems to find him. As a juvenile he started in the Kentucky Jockey Club only to clip heels and lose his rider. Then, he was mentioned as possible for a couple of the New York prep races this year, but trainer John Servis ran him at Laurel and Gulfstream instead.

The son of Quality Road will aid the early pace while taking a serious jump in class. He does have four victories in six starts, although his speed figures are much lower than the Derby horses. Facing a stiff test. Brown ruled out the mile and a half distance of the Belmont Stakes for Good Magic, opting for a rematch with Justify on just two weeks' rest in Baltimore. He already has his weight back. He just looks great. At one point in the stretch, he looked like he was going to go by Justify, but the winner was able to pull away in the end.

In her last start she finished sixth in the Ashland Stakes at Keeneland April 7. Trainer Romans also trained the mother, who won two of 13 races. Her father won the Florida Derby. She is also the only undefeated horse in the race, going a perfect 2-for Jockey Hamilton got his nickname rodeo riding in his native Oklahoma.

Her father won the Belmont Stakes in , exactly 20 years after her grandfather did the same thing. Indy was a two-time champion who was voted into the Hall of Fame in She has finished off the board in two previous graded-stakes attempts.

The Black-Eyed Susan will be her fifth career start, third straight in a stakes race, and second graded-stakes in a row. She set the pace only to lose the lead but fight back to be second in the Gazelle G2 in her last race. She was bred by her owners. She trained over the local surface at Pimlico in the winter and spring and has made her last three starts in Maryland, winning once.

Contact us for more information. Each year, both race enthusiasts and festival lovers alike express their Preakness style with creativity and personal flair. Greeley Entered the Kentucky Derby as one of the most experienced runners with eight previous starts, broke from Post 8 and finished eighth in the field of Owner - Robert C. Baker and William L. Mack Trainer - D. Even after the Kentucky Derby , horse racing is still on the American sports radar, at least until the Preakness Stakes.

Then, it could go one of two ways: Derby winner Justify either wins the Preakness and takes his a Triple Crown quest into the Belmont, or he loses the Preakness and horse racing slinks back into obscurity. A parimutuel system is used in horse racing, which is different from betting on a basketball or football game against a point spread in Las Vegas.

ET on May It also means odds aren't fixed at the time of the bet. Here are the post positions and morning line odds for the Preakness field, according to Vegas Insider.