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The second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown is upon us. Kentucky Derby winner Mage will go postward a heavy favourite throughout the Preakness Stakes odds at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

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Newest Preakness Stakes odds

View the present odds for the horses racing within the Preakness Stakes, together with the horse coach and the way these odds examine to the opening strains. Click on on the present odds to position your wager on the horse you suppose will win the occasion.

Place Horse Present Odds Opening Odds Coach
1 Nationwide Treasure 5/2 4/1 Bob Baffert
2 Chase The Chaos 8/1 50/1 Ed Moger Jr.
3 Mage 9/5 8/5 Gustavo Delgado
4 Coffeewithchris 8/1 20/1 John Salzman Jr.
5 Purple Route One 7/1 10/1 Steve Asmussen
6 Carry out 7/1 15/1 Shug McCaughey
7 Blazing Sevens 4/1 6/1 Chad Brown
8 First Mission SCRATCHED SCRATCHED Brad Cox
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The Preakness goes by means of Mage

Mage wasn’t one of many favorites within the Kentucky Derby discipline. At odds of 15-1, nonetheless, he rallied from nicely again to offer his house owners, coach and jockey their first wins in America’s most well-known horse race.

He gained’t be anyplace close to that value this afternoon. He was an 8/5 morning line favourite at Monday’s put up place draw, and that value might solely go down. First Mission, the 5/2 second selection, exited the sphere on Friday morning as a consequence of an damage.

After that scratch, Mage will face simply six rivals within the smallest Preakness Stakes since 1986. None of his opponents confronted him two weeks in the past, because the horses both didn’t have sufficient Kentucky Derby factors to make the sphere or they had been routed away from that race by their connections.

If Mage runs to his backing, he’ll have an opportunity to be horse racing’s 14th Triple Crown winner (and simply the third since 1978). The final horse to comb the collection was Justify, who did it in 2018. Justify and Mage have one thing in widespread, as the 2 thoroughbreds are the one pair since 1882 to win the Derby after not racing as 2-year-olds.

If not Mage, then who?

With the scratch of First Mission, the second selection in Preakness Stakes odds will possible be Nationwide Treasure or Blazing Sevens. Nationwide Treasure is 4-1 on the morning line, whereas Blazing Sevens sits at 6-1. No different horse is beneath 10-1.

Nationwide Treasure is skilled by Corridor of Famer Bob Baffert. Baffert missed final 12 months’s Preakness as a consequence of a suspension and sat out the final two renewals of the Kentucky Derby as a consequence of a two-year ban imposed by Churchill Downs. Nationwide Treasure has solely gained as soon as, however he ran third in final 12 months’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile and has been aggressive in a number of graded stakes races in California.

Blazing Sevens, in the meantime, gained final 12 months’s Champagne Stakes however hasn’t discovered the winner’s circle since. He comes from the barn of two-time Preakness winner Chad Brown, and he follows a well-known path. Like former Brown trainees Cloud Computing and Early Voting, who gained this race in 2017 and 2022, Blazing Sevens skipped the Kentucky Derby.

Lengthy pictures Chase the Chaos, Coffeewithchris, Purple Route One and Carry out spherical out the sphere.

Extra on the 2023 Preakness Stakes

The Preakness Stakes put up time is 7:01 p.m. Jap. It goes because the thirteenth of 14 races on the Saturday program at Pimlico.

Ought to Mage win, the eyes of the horse racing world will transfer to New York. The ultimate leg of the Triple Crown is the Belmont Stakes, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. It’s the longest race within the collection, at 1 1/2 miles over Belmont Park’s predominant observe.