In HRT we bring the latest information about horse racing. Here are our HRT HIGHLIGHTS #20 which summarizes the most important events that will happen during the weekend.
There will be no Triple Crown winner this year, however, the G1 2022 Preakness Stakes is still fascinating.
The Kentucky Derby runner-up and fourth Epicenter and Simplification bring class to the Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.
147 Preakness Stakes Preview
The field for the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes is set and Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter is the prohibitive favorite at 10/11 with filly Secret Oath at 3/1. Early Voting, who skipped the Derby is 7/2 while Simplification who finished 4th in the Derby is 8/1. The rest of the field includes recent allowance race winners Creative Minister at 12/1 and Ar-mag-knock is 15/1. Shippy-long-stocking, 3rd place in the Wood is at 27/1, Happy Jack is 33/1, and maiden winner and late entrant Fen-wick is 40/1.
The race will take place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Saturday 21st at 6:50 Eastern Daylight time on NBC.
Trainer D Wayne Lucas feels the tight turns will actually favor the filly and Epicenter seems to be the class of his crop.
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