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Preakness Stakes 2018: Post positions and opening odds for the second leg of the Triple Crown

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Preakness Stakes 2018: Post positions and opening odds for the second leg of the Triple Crown

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The race for the Triple Crown returns this weekend with the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes .
On Wednesday, post positions were drawn, with Justify once again racing out of the seventh gate the same spot he won from in the Kentucky Derby.
The morning line odds were also set at the draw, with Justify as the heavy favorite at 1/2.
The 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes is set for this Saturday as Justify looks to continue his undefeated career in the second leg of the Triple Crown .
After a crowded field of 20 talented horses raced in the Kentucky Derby , just eight will take to the starting gate at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Among them will be some familiar faces - Good Magic, Bravazo, and Lone Sailor will all look to improve upon their finishes at Churchill Downs. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: What it takes to be an NBA referee See Also: Justify is the heavy favorite heading into the Preakness Stakes, and his trainer's success in...

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