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2000 Preakness Prospects

Updated: 5/15/00

Preakness Post Positions
Glenners' Preakness Picks

The Preakness looks like it will be a shorter than normal field since many horses are ducking Fusaichi Pegasus after his magnificent performance in the Derby. Below you will find photos of and links to info about all the current top Preakness prospects. The list below is now the final list of starters. Please check the link above for the actual post positions.

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You may wish to refer to my full list of Triple Crown 2000 links for more information or use this short list of some of the most popular topics:

If you want to voice your opinion on who will win, check out the Preakness Poll.

2000 NTRA National 3 Year Old Poll - 5/15/00

    HORSE                AGE SEX   STARTS  1-2-3  PTS PVS
 1. Fusaichi Pegasus (21) 3  Colt     5    5-0-0  180  1 
 2. Aptitude              3  Colt     4    1-2-1  141  2 
 3. More Than Ready       3  Colt     4    1-2-0  109  3 
 6. Red Bullet            3  Colt     4    3-1-0   83  6 
 7. High Yield            3  Colt     5    2-2-0   81  7 
 4. Wheelaway             3  Colt     6    2-1-1   90  4 
 5. The Deputy            3  Colt     5    3-1-0   86  5 
 8. Impeachment           3  Colt     6    0-1-2   64  8 
 9. Secret Status         3  Filly    5    4-0-1   34  9 
10. Captain Steve         3  Colt     4    0-0-3   26 10 
Note: Dosage info provided is the dosage profile, dosage index, and center of distribution. Dual qualifiers are noted.

Captain Steve

Trainer:   Bob Baffert
Jockey:   Robby Albarado
Foaling Date:   3-1-97
Dosage Info:   4-5-7-0-0   3.57   0.81 (dual qualifier)
Notes: Now definite for the Preakness after latest work.

Fusaichi Pegasus

Trainer:   Neil Drysdale
Jockey:   Kent Desormeaux
Foaling Date:   4-12-97
Dosage Info:   22-10-24-0-0   3.67   0.96
Notes: Will he be the next Triple Crown winner? They seem to be conceding it to him already!

Hal's Hope

Trainer:   Harold Rose
Jockey:   Roger Velez
Foaling Date:   3-23-97
Dosage Info:   7-5-12-6-0   1.50   0.43
Notes: Last two starts have lacked the punch he had early in the year.

High Yield

Trainer:   D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey:   Pat Day
Foaling Date:   3-30-97
Dosage Info:   8-3-11-3-1   1.74   0.54 (dual qualifier)
Notes: Really blew it in the Derby and will try again in the Preakness.

Hugh Hefner

Trainer:   Martin F. Jones
Jockey:   Corey Nakatani
Foaling Date:   3-2-97
Dosage Info:   4-4-6-0-0   3.67   0.86
Notes: California based small time stakes horse will try his luck agains the big guns.

Impeachment

Trainer:   Todd Pletcher
Jockey:   Craig Perret
Foaling Date:   4-23-97
Dosage Info:   4-0-8-2-0   1.33   0.43
Notes: Now definite for the Preakness after latest work.

Red Bullet

Trainer:   Joe Orseno
Jockey:   Jerry Bailey
Foaling Date:   4-13-97
Dosage Info:   7-10-11-0-6   1.96   0.35
Note: Skipped the Derby and going straight to the Preakness.

Snuck In

Trainer:   Steve Asmussen
Jockey:   Cash Asmussen
Foaling Date:   4-18-97
Dosage Info:   2-3-7-2-0   1.55   0.36
Notes: Trainer decided to pass the Derbyt in favor of the Preakness.

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All photos by the author except Unshaded courtesy of Tina Hines. Blackeyed susans courtesy of Deborah Simpson the About.com guide to gardening.

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