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Chance of rain for Preakness

Updated: May 18, 2013, 5:34 PM ET
By Ron Mitchell | Bloodhorse

With the forecast calling for a high temperature of 70 degrees and a strong possibility of rain for the 138th Preakness Stakes, the Maryland Jockey Club could be hard-pressed to surpass last year's record crowd of 121,309 at Pimlico Race Course.

A few of the contenders for the 1 3/16-mile race went to the track early the morning of Saturday's race under overcast skies. According to weather.com, no precipitation is expected in Baltimore until early afternoon. The chance of precipitation ...

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