Archives for May 17, 2017

142nd Preakness Stakes Field Drawn

The $1.5 million Preakness, set for its 142nd running as race 13 on a 14-race card, is set for 6:48 p.m. ET Saturday in Baltimore.  Horse name, jockey, trainer, morning line odds.

Preakness Stakes 142, May 20, 2017 6:48 PM ET

1 Multiplier Joel Rosario Brendan Walsh 30-1
2 Cloud Computing Javier Castellano Chad Brown 12-1
3 Hence Florent Geroux Steve Asmussen 20-1
4 Always Dreaming John Velazquez Todd Pletcher 4-5
5 Classic Empire Julian Leparoux Mark Casse 3-1
6 Gunnevera Mike Smith Antonio Sano 15-1
7 Term of Art Jose Ortiz Doug O’Neill 30-1
8 Senior Investment Channing Hill Ken McPeek 30-1
9 Lookin At Lee Corey Lanerie Steve Asmussen 10-1
10 Conquest Mo MoneyJorge Carreno Miguel Hernandez 15-1

Always Dreaming The Big Preakness Favorite

With the post positions to be drawn today, Always Dreaming remains the clear favorite Tuesday heading into the Preakness Stakes. The Kentucky Derby winner has 10/11 odds to win Saturday’s race and his odds to win the Triple Crown are 11/4 compared to 2/9 to lose, according to betting side Bovada. In a routine 1… [Read more…]

At 81, Conquest Mo Money owner Tom McKenna a newcomer in Preakness spotlight

Tom McKenna was 12 years old when his beloved grandfather, a Texas judge with a passion for horse racing, helped fuel his own love of the sport by having him ride one of the quarter horses in a race at Cowboy Park in El Paso.

“I was scared to death,” McKenna, now 81, recalled this week.… [Read more…]