Near-Record Heat For Preakness Stakes Another Test For EpicenterThe forecast calls for a high of 94 degrees Fahrenheit for Saturday afternoon, with just a slight dip before the 7:01 p.m. EDT post time for the 147th running of the Preakness. The record is 96, set in 1934 when High Quest won the race.
Epicenter Opens As 6-5 Favorite In Preakness Stakes, Draws Post 8Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter was set Monday as the 6-5 morning line favorite for the Preakness Stakes, which will be run without Rich Strike.
One-Eyed Un Ojo Out For Preakness, Maryland Jockey Club Says“The vets went over him, and he’s not 100 percent<' trainer Ricky Courville told the Maryland Jockey Club on Monday.
Kentucky Derby Runner Happy Jack Joins Preakness Field; Epicenter Considered The FavoriteThe 3-year-old colt is the son of Oxbow, who came to Pimlico Race Course in 2013 with two wins to his name and won the Preakness wire-to-wire at 15-1.