Here's how to play the Preakness
The Preakness is usually the antithesis of the Kentucky Derby. It's a race where form holds, there's not much in the way of surprises and the contenders come through. And this one looks more predictable than ever. Looking to nail a $350 exacta? Forget about it. In this Preakness, it's not going to happen.This is a two-horse race, maybe a three-horse race. It's hard to get past Bodemeister. The story of his Kentucky Derby performance doesn't necessarily need repeating, but here goes: He set ridiculously fast fractions yet was good enough to hold on for second. Faced with an adverse situation, he performed admirably. Before that, he was sensational when winning the Arkansas Derby. This is a talented animal and he's in the hands of Bob Baffert, who has won this race five times.
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