BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: Exercise rider George Alvarez takes Bodemeister over the track in preparation for the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Who will win the 2012 Preakness?
The 137th running of the Preakness will take place on Saturday afternoon from beautiful Pimlico, Maryland. The second leg of the Triple Crown, all eyes will be on I'll Have Another as he looks to claim yet another victory following an impressive showing at the Kentucky Derby. He will have some tough competition, though, especially from Bodemeister.
Here is the schedule, start times, post positions and more for Saturday's race.
Post Time: The race is scheduled to begin at 3:18 p.m. PDT on Saturday.
TV Coverage: NBC will provide a live telecast of the race, with pre-race coverage beginning around 1:30 p.m.
1. Tiger Walk
2. Teeth of the Dog
5. Went the Day Well
6. Creative Cause
8. Daddy Nose Best
9. I'll Have Another
Track Conditions & Weather: The track will be firm on Saturday and temperatures will be in the high 70s at the time of the race. Expect a beautiful day at the track this weekend.
Favorites & Odds:
Bodemeister has been the favorite all week at 8-5. Went the Day Well and Creative Cause have morning lines of 6-1, while Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another comes in at 5-2.