TVG has Preakness futures odds on Epicenter (3) and Prosperous Strike (21). (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Betting on the Preakness Stakes has began at TVG, which is giving new end users a $200 risk-no cost wager on their very first wager. Epicenter, who finished 2nd as the 4-to-1 favourite to longshot Wealthy Strike in the Kentucky Derby, is shown with the shortest odds to win Saturday, May well 21 at Pimlico Race Class in Baltimore, Maryland.
The post-situation attract for the next leg of the Triple Crown usually takes location Monday, right after which the morning-line odds will be proven.
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Rich Strike, who received the Derby at 80-to-1 odds, is available at 5-1 in TVG’s futures odds. Third-spot Derby finisher Zandon is listed at 4-to-1 odds, together with a couple of contenders that did not contend at Churchill Downs.
These betting prices are recent as of Thursday early morning.
TVG’s Preakness Stakes Futures Odds
|Horse||Trainer||Preakness Futures Odds|
|Early Voting||Chad Brown||4-1|
|Magic formula Oath||D. Wayne Lukas||4-1|
|Creative Minister||Ken McPeek||5-1|
|Rich Strike||Eric Reed||5-1|
|Skippylongstocking||Sapphie Joseph, Jr.||25-1|
|Un Ojo||Ricky Courville||25-1|
|Pleased Jack||Doug O’Neill||33-1|
|Shake Em Free||Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon||33-1|
Epicenter Looks To Improve On Runner-up Derby Finish
Trainer Steve Asmussen confirmed that Epicenter is expected to run in the Preakness soon after a sound training at Churchill Downs on Wednesday.
Epicenter was joined for his gallop by Kentucky Oaks winning filly Key Oath, a new shooter in the Preakness Stakes qualified by D. Wayne Lukas. Lukas also verified that Ethereal Street, who was scratched from the Kentucky Derby, would not get started in the Preakness. Mystery Oath appears to be to give Lukas his seventh Preakness victory.
Loaded Strike defeated favourite Epicenter by three-quarters of a duration to record 1 of the most important upsets in horse racing history. Only Donerail (91-1) went off at more time odds to get the Kentucky Derby again in 1913.
Though Circa Sports activities programs to hang Preakness futures and matchup props just after Monday’s article-placement draw, oddsmaker Paul Zilm informed Gaming Today he estimates Rich Strike to be priced in the 6-1 to 10-1 selection. Which is in line with Pimlico oddsmaker Keith Feustle’s early estimate of 8-to-1 odds (through Daily Racing Variety), which would not set Rich Strike amid the morning-line favorites.
Jockey Sonny Leon piloted Wealthy Strike to the historic Derby victory, and he is serving a suspension for careless driving following a preceding offense that finishes on Friday. He will be accessible to experience Prosperous Strike in the Preakness.
Simplification, Joyful Jack, Early Voting, Un Ojo, and Skippylongstocking are also between the probable starters for the Preakness Stakes.
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