Preakness Stakes Make the Case – Improbable & War of Will

On Saturday, Improbable should offer favorite’s odds. War of Will figures to go off second choice. There are reasons to like both horses to win the Second Jewel of the Triple Crown. There are also reasons to go against both. Check out the case for and against Improbable and War of Will Preakness Stakes Case For & Against Improbable & War of Will Preakness Case for and against Improbable Bob Baffert trains the City Zip sired three-year-old. That [...]

2019 Preakness Stakes Free Picks

Improbable winning the Street Sense Stakes - Coady Photography The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown takes place this Saturday on May 18. Last week, most horseplayers looked towards either War of Will or Improbable as their key horse. It made sense because those two horses ran decent enough in the Kentucky Derby to warrant Preakness consideration. War of Will might have won the Run for the Roses if he hadn’t been affected by Maximum Security. He was [...]

How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: How To Bet Pimlico Race Course Preakness Stakes Week

Preakness Stakes week at Pimlico Race Course means more than just the Preakness race, as there is a bevy of added money action on both Friday and Saturday at Old Hilltop. To help you navigate these big days of racing, Ed DeRosa welcomes John Scheinman to the BetAmerica.com Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast. Scheinman is a Maryland-based handicapper and multiple Eclipse Award-winning Turf writer. For handicapping reports for Preakness week at Pimlico, CLICK HERE.

BetAmerica Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Preliminary Thoughts on How To Bet the Preakness Stakes

Part of the Preakness Stakes handicapping puzzle is looking back at the Kentucky Derby, but with several "new shooter" contenders in this year's group there are more pieces than ever before to try to fit together. Professional handicapper Emily Gullickson of OptixEQ and Brisnet.com Daily Selections joins host Ed DeRosa to discuss this year's prospective Preakness field, including bet backs, potential throwouts, and the pace scenario for the May 18 race at Pimlico Race Course. For all Brisnet.com handicapping materials [...]

Keeler Johnson’s Preakness Stakes Top 5

Anothertwistafate winning the El Camino Real Derby - © Vassar Photography/Shane Micheli Most years you can expect the Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico to be won by a tried-and-true Triple Crown contender who ran in the Kentucky Derby (G1) two weeks prior. The stats are impressive: 31 of the last 35 Preakness winners exited a start in the Kentucky Derby. So it’s safe to say “new shooters” have been at a disadvantage in the second leg of the [...]

Which Horses Will Run in the 2019 Preakness Stakes?

Improbable winning the Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) - © Benoit Photo Which horses are expected to compete in the 2019 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico? At this point, a better question might be “which horses are not expected to compete in the Preakness?” The potential field for the second leg of the Triple Crown is still in flux, but it’s safe to say the biggest names will be absent from the May 18 classic. Country House, the official [...]

BARN Podcast 5/7/19

We continue to discuss Saturday's Kentucky Derby and all the news coming out about it. We also look back at the great Kentucky Derby undercard races and start to look ahead to what looks like a big field in the Preakness Stakes.

Justify Impresses Again With Gutsy Preakness Stakes Victory

Justify winning the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) - Jim McCue Photography At this point, is there anything left to say about the unbeaten Justify, who brought his record to a perfect 5-for-5 with a gutsy win in Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico? We knew he had speed and talent—he showed that while winning his first three starts in easy fashion with blazing speed figures. And he showed that he can carry his speed over classic distances [...]