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2008 Preakness Contenders

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Pimlico  Old  Clubhouse Cupola

The cupola from the old clubhouse at Pimlico, the most recognizable symbol of the Preakness.

Cindy Pierson Dulay
Updated May 18, 2008

Preakness results are here!
Entries are here

Now that we have recovered from Big Brown's win in the Kentucky Derby, it is time to look ahead to the Preakness on May 17. Will Big Brown win and have a chance at the Triple Crown or will someone else step up and beat him? Here is the current list of horses planning to start in the Preakness, and this year Big Brown may be the only Derby horse to go on to the Preakness. I guess the others think they will have a better shot at beating him in the Belmont when he is a bit more tired and they are fresh. Entries will be drawn opn May 14, so watch for the post positions that night.

Click the horse's name to see a profile with lots of information, stats, and a photo where available. Recapturetheglory is now out due to a fever and Harlem Rocker will skip the Preakness to point to the Queen's Plate.

Triple Crown quick links:

HorseTrainerDosageJockey
BehindatthebarTodd Pletcher 3.57 David Flores
Big BrownRichard Dutrow Jr. 1.67 Kent Desormeaux
GayegoPaulo Lobo 4.33 Mike Smith
Giant MoonRichard Schosberg 2.43 David Flores
Hey ByrnEddie Plesa 3.00 C.C. Lopez
Icabad CraneGraham Motion 3.31 Jeremy Rose
Kentucky BearReade Baker 3.40 Jamie Theriot
Macho AgainDallas Stewart 3.80 Julien Leparoux
Racecar RhapsodyKen McPeek 2.33 Robby Albarado
Riley TuckerBill Mott4.60 Edgar Prado
StevilNick Zito 1.86 Rafael Bejarano
Tres BorrachosBeau Greely 1.75 Tyler Baze
Yankee BravoPatrick Gallagher 1.22 Alex Solis
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