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Preakness Stakes (Grade 1) (3yo) (Main Track) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 1f 110y
  • Going: Fast
Runners
9

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Simplification silk
Simplification
J: John R Velazquez
T: Antonio Sano
Creditable off-the-pace fourth in the Kentucky Derby, two places behind Epicenter
43121-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 4/20 Rich Strike (3½L) 35/1 - 113
2 Apr 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 9f Fs 3yG1 8-10 3/11 White Abarrio (2¼L) 23/10F - 111
5 Mar 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 8.5f Fs 3yG2 8-8 1/11 In Due Time (3½L) 5/2F - 111
5 Feb 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 8.5f Fs 3yG3 8-10 2/9 White Abarrio (4½L) 37/10 - 100
2
(2)
Creative Minister silk
Creative Minister
J: Brian Joseph Hernandez Jr
T: Kenneth McPeek
Had only three starts, winning last two over 8.5f in relatively minor events; more needed
112
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f Fs 3yCl 8-10 1/11 Cover Me Up (2¾L) 18/5 - 118
9 Apr 22 Kee Keeneland 8.5f S 3y 8-8 1/12 Pioneering Spirit (1½L) 8/5F - -
5 Mar 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 7f Fs 3y 8-8 2/11 Felix (nk) 5/2F - -
3
(3)
Fenwick silk
Fenwick b
J: Florent Geroux
T: Kevin McKathan
Struggled to impose himself in 1m1f G1 Blue Grass at Keeneland; no sign he's up to this
0165-6
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Apr 22 Kee Keeneland 9f St 3yG1 8-11 b 11/11 Zandon (36L) 212/10 - 41
12 Mar 22 Tmp Tampa Bay Downs 8f St 3y 8-8 b1 1/8 Commandperformance (5¼L) 217/10 - 118
13 Feb 22 Fgr Fair Grounds 8.5f Fs 8-5 6/6 Rising Empire (25L) 39/10 - -
4 Dec 21 Aqu Aqueduct 7f Fs 2y 8-7 6/6 Script (19½L) 11/10F - -
17 Oct 21 Blm Belmont Park 7f Fs 2y 8-7 2/6 Forced Ranking (1¾L) 6/1 - -
4
(4)
Secret Oath silk
Secret Oath
J: Luis Saez
T: D Wayne Lukas
Going Specialist - 5 wins from 7 starts on this ground (71%)
The sole filly; improved to win 1m1f Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs; contender
1311-1
Age: 3
Weight: 8-9
OR: -
Days: 16
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 May 22 Chu Churchill Downs 9f Fs 3yG1F 8-9 1/14 Nest (2L) 22/5 - 121
3 Apr 22 Oak Oaklawn Park 9f Fs 3yG1 8-5 3/9 Cyberknife (3½L) 7/5F - 98
26 Feb 22 Oak Oaklawn Park 8.5f Fs 3yG3F 8-10 1/6 Ice Orchid (7½L) 30/100F - 107
29 Jan 22 Oak Oaklawn Park 8.5f Fs 3yLF 8-10 1/6 Optionality (7¼L) 1/2F - -
31 Dec 21 Oak Oaklawn Park 8f Fs 2yF 8-8 1/9 Matareya (8¼L) 78/10 - -
27 Nov 21 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f Fs 2yG2F 8-10 5/8 Dream Lith (11½L) 168/10 - -
5
(5)
Early Voting silk
Early Voting
J: Jose L Ortiz
T: Chad C Brown
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (40%)
Front-runner; neck second in 1m1f Grade 2 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct latest; contender
21-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Apr 22 Aqu Aqueduct 9f Fs 3yG2 8-11 2/8 Mo Donegal (nk) 12/5 - 113
5 Feb 22 Aqu Aqueduct 9f M 3yG3 8-6 1/11 Un Ojo (4½L) 13/10F - 110
18 Dec 21 Aqu Aqueduct 8f Fs 2y 8-7 1/7 Matt Doyle (1½L) 19/20F - -
6
(6)
Happy Jack silk
Happy Jack b
J: Tyler Gaffalione
T: Doug O'Neill
Never figured in the Kentucky Derby, 14th of 20; blinkers refitted
03351
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 14/20 Rich Strike (19½L) 232/10 - 82
9 Apr 22 Sna Santa Anita 9f Fs 3yG1 8-12 b 3/6 Taiba (12½L) 269/10 - 94
5 Mar 22 Sna Santa Anita 8.5f Fs 3yG2 8-8 3/7 Forbidden Kingdom (10½L) 26/1 - 94
7 Feb 22 Sna Santa Anita 8.5f Fs 3yG3 8-8 b 5/5 Messier (27L) 77/10 - 54
23 Jan 22 Sna Santa Anita 6f Fs 3y 8-10 b 1/8 Bletchley Park (1¼L) 244/10 - -
7
(7)
Armagnac silk
Armagnac
J: Irad Ortiz Jr
T: Tim Yakteen
Just behind Happy Jack when 4th in Santa Anita Derby; minor win latest; plenty more needed
1461-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 May 22 Sna Santa Anita 8.5f Fs 3y 8-10 1/6 High Connection (4¼L) 5/2 - 110
9 Apr 22 Sna Santa Anita 9f Fs 3yG1 8-12 b 4/6 Taiba (12½L) 72/1 - 93
5 Mar 22 Sna Santa Anita 8.5f Fs 3yG2 8-8 b 6/7 Forbidden Kingdom (27L) 23/5 - 57
8
(8)
Epicenter silk
BF
Epicenter
J: Joel Rosario
T: Steven Asmussen
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts on this ground (60%)
Fine second in the 1m2f Grade 1 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs; strong form claims
2112-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 15
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 May 22 Chu Churchill Downs 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 2/20 Rich Strike (¾L) 41/10F - 122
26 Mar 22 Fgr Fair Grounds 9.5f Fs 3yG2 8-10 1/9 Zozos (2½L) EvensF - 116
19 Feb 22 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f Fs 3yG2 8-10 1/10 Smile Happy (2¾L) 7/2 - 114
23 Jan 22 Fgr Fair Grounds 8.5f Fs 3yG3 8-10 2/9 Call Me Midnight (hd) 8/5 - 111
26 Dec 21 Fgr Fair Grounds 8.5f Fs 2y 8-10 1/7 Tejano Twist (6½L) 29/10 - 118
9
(9)
Skippylongstocking silk
Skippylongstocking
J: Junior Alvarado
T: Saffie A Joseph Jr
Improved third in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct latest but was behind Early Voting
3146-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: -
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
9 Apr 22 Aqu Aqueduct 9f Fs 3yG2 8-11 3/8 Mo Donegal (3¾L) 174/10 - 106
2 Mar 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 9f Fs 3y 8-8 1/6 Steal Sunshine (3¾L) 48/10 - 106
4 Feb 22 Gul Gulfstream Park 8f Fs 3y 8-8 4/8 In Due Time (7½L) 81/10 - -
5 Dec 21 Gul Gulfstream Park 8f Fs 2yCl 8-8 3/8 Strike Hard (4L) 29/10 - 93
31 Oct 21 Chu Churchill Downs 8.5f Fs 2yL 8-10 4/7 Howling Time (13L) 22/5 - -
7 Aug 21 Gul Gulfstream Park 7f Fs 2y 8-6 2/11 Chancellor Bay (3¼L) 23/5 - -
Verdict

Kentucky Derby second Epicenter takes his chance, likewise KY Oaks winner Secret Oath, but the fresh EARLY VOTING is preferred.

Betting Forecast:

11/10 Epicenter,

4/1 Early Voting,

9/2 Secret Oath,

8/1 Simplification,

12/1 Creative Minister,

20/1 Armagnac,

25/1 Happy Jack,

Skippylongstocking,

50/1 Fenwick

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