Justify draws 7 post, is heavy 1-2 favorite for Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner Justify draws 7 post, is heavy 1-2 favorite for Preakness

Exaggerator finished second in the Kentucky Derby before winning the 2016 Preakness, and Irish War Cry was second in last year's Belmont. And Bob Baffert trained four of them. "For him, what he's done in such a short period - it will be his fifth race in 13 weeks - it's just incredible how tough he is".

He said it saves the horse.

Eight horses are now expected to run in the 2018 Preakness Stakes. He's going to get a mile and a half [in the Belmont]. "It's his Triple Crown to lose".

The second of the Triple Crown's three legs is scheduled for a 6:20 p.m. ET post time.

James Scully from Brisnet has a look at why Preakness history favors horses who run in the Kentucky Derby.

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Following the PREAKNESS STAKES, TSN heads to Belmont Park in NY, to deliver the final stop in the American Triple Crown, the 150th running of the one and a half mile BELMONT STAKES on June 9.

Tenfold ran fifth in the Arkansas Derby in just his third career start yet you have to respect Asmussen, a Hall of Fame trainer who has two Preakness wins: Curlin (2007) and Rachel Alexandra (2009).

This is because no such horse had won since Apollo, who at age 3 in 1882 won the Kentucky Derby.

Baffert is in pursuit of his seventh Preakness win and his first since American Pharoah won in 2015 on his way to a Triple Crown, writes Brian Zipse for Derby Day Racing. Tough to beat here.

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