The 2012 Preakness Stakes will be run for the 137th time today as the Preakness predictions favorite BODEMIESTER looks to rebound after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby. The current Preakness morning line lists BODEMIESTER as the Preakness odds favorite with 8-5 betting odds, while the winner of the Kentucky Derby I'LL HAVE ANOTHER remains a close second with 5-2 current Preakness odds. The second jewel of the Triple Crown has a post time of 6:18 PM and will be run at Pimlico today, Saturday May 19th, 2012.
In the Kentucky Derby, BODEMIESTER had the win late down the stretch, until I'LL HAVE ANOTHER took the win down the stretch. Can I'LL HAVE ANOTHER impress the field once again to earn the second jewel of the triple Crown?
BODEMIESTER set the pace in the Derby at a blistering 45:39 in the half-mile, making this years Kentucky Derby one of the fastest races in the Derby's history. With a shortened track in this outing, look for BODEMIESTER to set the pace once again and be the clear Preakness odds favorite right up to post time.
If your plan to make a few Preakness predictions, horses to watch for as good value bets in the 2012 Preakness Stakes are TEETH OF THE DOG @ 15-1, DADDY NOSE BEST @ 12-1 and ZETTERHOLM @ 20-1. Combining these three Preakness entries in a trifecta could make for an interesting payout come Saturday evening. Although mixing in one of the Preakness odds favorites including BODEMIESTER and I'LL HAVE ANOTHER will increase your chances of actually cashing in on your 2012 Preakness predictions.
Watch for the 20-1 longshot ZETTERHOLM to close down the stretch and potentially upset the Preakness field.
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