Following a thrilling Kentucky Derby two weekends ago from Louisville, the 137th running of the Preakness will take place on Saturday afternoon from beautiful Pimlico. All eyes will be on I'll Have Another as he attempts to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, something that has not been won since 1978. Bodemeister was the favorite at the Kentucky Derby and finished in second place, and he is the favorite once again at the 2012 Preakness.
Post Time: The horses will start making their way onto the track around 2:45 p.m. and race is scheduled to begin at 3:18 p.m. PDT on Saturday.
TV Coverage: NBC will air the race live, with pre-race coverage beginning around 1:30 p.m. They will also feature post-race reaction and a recap of the day's events.
1. Tiger Walk
2. Teeth of the Dog
5. Went the Day Well
6. Creative Cause
8. Daddy Nose Best
9. I'll Have Another
Track Conditions & Weather: The track is considered to be firm on Saturday, according to Preakness.com. Temperatures will be in the high 70s at the time of the race and throughout the afternoon.
Favorites & Odds:
Bodemeister has been the favorite all week at 8-5. Went the Day Well and Creative Cause have morning lines of 6-1, while Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another comes in at 5-2.