Preakness http://wfpl.org en Derby Champ California Chrome Leads 10-Horse Preakness Field http://wfpl.org/post/derby-champ-california-chrome-leads-10-horse-preakness-field <p>Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has been made the heavy 3-5 favorite for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew a favorable post position in the 10-horse field.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Trained by Art Sherman and ridden by Victor Espinoza, California Chrome will break from the No. 3 post, which has produced 10 winners in the previous 138 runnings of the 1 3/16-mile race.</p><p>Social Inclusion is the 5-1 second choice of new Pimlico oddsmaker Keith Feustle. The colt drew the No. 8 post on Wednesday.</p><p>Bayern and Ride On Curlin are the co-third choices at 10-1.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 01:06:48 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 9346 at http://wfpl.org Derby Champ California Chrome Leads 10-Horse Preakness Field No Triple Crown This Year: Oxbow Wins Preakness Stakes http://wfpl.org/post/no-triple-crown-year-oxbow-wins-preakness-stakes <p>Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.</p><p>Oxbow quickly grabbed the lead out of the starting gate. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown victory, most in horse racing history.</p><p>It was the third Preakness win for 50 year old jockey&nbsp;Gary Stevens, who returned to riding this year after seven years in retirement.</p> Sat, 18 May 2013 22:45:14 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5455 at http://wfpl.org No Triple Crown This Year: Oxbow Wins Preakness Stakes Orb is the Solid Favorite in Nine-Horse Preakness Field http://wfpl.org/post/orb-solid-favorite-nine-horse-preakness-field <p></p><p>Despite a less-than-ideal post position draw, Kentucky Derby winner Orb remains the solid favorite for tomorrow’s &nbsp;<a href="http://www.preakness.com/">Preakness Stakes</a>, the second leg of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Orb is coming off a two-and-a-half length Derby victory and trainer </span>Shug<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>McGaughey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he “couldn’t &nbsp;be more pleased” with the colt’s workouts over the past two weeks.</span></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 20:34:43 +0000 Rick Howlett 5450 at http://wfpl.org Orb is the Solid Favorite in Nine-Horse Preakness Field I'll Have Another Wins Preakness http://wfpl.org/post/ill-have-another-wins-preakness <p>Kentucky Derby winner I&rsquo;ll Have Another has captured the second jewel of racing&rsquo;s Triple Crown, overtaking Bodemeister at the finish line to win the 137<sup>th</sup>Preakness Stakes.</p><p>I&rsquo;ll Have Another now has a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.&nbsp; The final leg of the series is the Belmont Stakes in three weeks.</p><p>As he did in the Derby,&nbsp; I&rsquo;ll Have Another came on strong in the stretch to edge out Bodemeister, who led for most of both races.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 May 2012 23:05:33 +0000 Rick Howlett 380 at http://wfpl.org Six Derby Horses in Preakness Stakes Field http://wfpl.org/post/six-derby-horses-preakness-stakes-field <p>A field of eleven is entered for tomorrow&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.preakness.com/" jquery171009311108957955161="15"><u><font color="#810081">Preakness</font></u><u><font color="#810081"> Stakes</font></u></a>, the second jewel in thoroughbred racing&rsquo;s Triple Crown.&nbsp;</p><p>Kentucky Derby runner-up Bodemeister was made the morning line favorite this week. He&rsquo;ll run from post position seven.</p> Fri, 18 May 2012 16:55:42 +0000 Rick Howlett 376 at http://wfpl.org Six Derby Horses in Preakness Stakes Field