California Chrome is here! The Triple Crown hopeful arrived at Belmont Park on Tuesday morning.
The New York Racing Association Became everyone’s best friend on Monday — not just because it used common sense, but because it has the sport’s long-term health in mind.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
With the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes set to go off Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, Boomer and Craig provided a service to the listeners by sharing their picks for the big race.
From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.
The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”
Derby winner Orb is all set to take on Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes following a good workout on the track.
A caller tries to talk about the Preakness Stakes but Craig doesn’t want to break down a horse race.
It appears a rematch is in the making. Both trainers are giving every indication their classic-winning colts will run in the Belmont on June 8.
Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.
Saturday’s feature of the day is the Preakness Stakes. We took a long look at that, but there are a few races I like at Belmont Park and Monmouth Park as well that we can discuss.
Orb drew the unfortunate rail, taking the first post. Let’s break down the field, starting with the Kentucky Derby winner.
Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.