The 2012 Preakness from Pimlico race track in Baltimore, Maryland is set to run with Kentucky Derby stars I'll Have Another and Bodemeister ready to lead the 11-horse field.
After sneaking past Bodemeister to win the Derby, I'll Have Another now tries for the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown on Saturday evening currently listed as a 5 to 2 favorite to win the mile and three-sixteenths race. Were the Kentucky Derby that distance, Bodemeister would've won the race and is currently the favorite to win the run for the Black-Eyed Susans at 8 to 5 odds.
The other horses favored to challenge for the win are Creative Cause and Went The Day Well, both listed at 6 to 1 odds to cross the line first.
The post positions as announced on Wednesday night along with the morning odds are as follows:
- Tiger Walk 30-1
- Teeth of the Dog 15-1
- Pretension 30-1
- Zetterholm 20-1
- Creative Cause 6-1
- Went The Day Well 6-1
- Bodemeister 8-5
- Daddy Nose Best 12-1
- I'll Have Another 5-2
- Optimizer 30-1
- Cozzetti 30-1
Television coverage of the 2012 Preakness begins at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC with post time scheduled for 6:17 p.m. ET in Baltimore.
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