Preakness Odds Change after Post Position Draw

Trainer Bob Baffert has won the Preakness Stakes seven times and seeks number eight with Improbable on Saturday. Photo by Jlvsclrk [CC License].

  • The field is set for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes
  • Improbable is the early favorite
  • Four contenders saw their odds drop following the post position draw on Wednesday

Thirteen horses are slated to contest the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in Baltimore (May 18). Following Wednesday’s post-position draw, several horses saw their odds improve, including favorite Improbable who went from 5/2 to 2/1.

Though Kentucky Derby-winner Country House, and first-across-the-line-but-disqualified Maximum Security will not run in Baltimore, it appears the field is a competitive one.

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