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Preakness Weekend 2018 Stakes Selections

      It is a raining weekend in Maryland, but that won’t stop Pimlico and Justify from having a great Preakness weekend.  The racing is supported this weekend by some fantastic stakes, such as the Jim McKay Turf Sprint, Allaire DuPont Distaff, Pimlico Special, the Dixie, and the Black-Eyed Susan.  Here are my selections… Continue reading Preakness Weekend 2018 Stakes Selections

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Preakness/Black-Eyed Susan 2017 Weekend Selections

The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown may not have the excitement of the Derby, or the challenge of the Belmont, but it does have the intrigue of any major race.  Always Dreaming is coming off of a runaway score in the Kentucky Derby, easily besting his other top three year olds, and taking home… Continue reading Preakness/Black-Eyed Susan 2017 Weekend Selections

Handicapping · Preakness · Triple Crown

Preakness Day Selections 2016

It’s Preakness Day! As Nyquist continues on his voyage to become the next Triple Crown winner, Pimlico plays host to the second jewel.  The old track holds many great races on the undercard, filled with many great stakes races.  Here are my selections for all of the day’s stakes races: Sagamore Spirit Maryland Sprint Stakes… Continue reading Preakness Day Selections 2016

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Preakness 2016 Post Positions

With the Derby in the rear view mirror, it i son to the second Jewel of the Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes from Pimlico.  Nyquist is heading into the race as the heavy favorite, with a morning line of 3/5.  He faces only Exaggerator and Lani coming out of the Derby; the rest in the… Continue reading Preakness 2016 Post Positions

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Preakness Stakes 2015 Race Analysis

Before the Post Position draw, most would go with American Pharoah without a doubt.  However, drawing the one post slightly hampers his chances, and having Dortmund right next to him hurts even more.  The draw didn’t favor American Pharoah, but did favor another Kentucky Derby runner, Firing Line, who drew the outside.  A speedy horse,… Continue reading Preakness Stakes 2015 Race Analysis

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Preakness Stakes Post Position Draw

Early today, the field for the 140th Preakness Stakes was draw.  Here is how they will line up for the Second Jewel of the Triple Crown: American Pharoah 4-5 (Victor Espinoza, Bob Baffert) Dortmund 7-2 (Martin Garcia, Bob Baffert) Mr. Z 20-1 (Corey Nakatani, D. Wayne Lukas) Danzig Moon 15-1 (Julien Leparoux, Mark Casse) Tale… Continue reading Preakness Stakes Post Position Draw