Itsmyluckyday Preakness Odds
BALTIMORE, MD (The Spread) - After a disappointing showing at the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago, Itsmyluckyday will look to rebound when he takes on the nine-horse field at this weekend's Preakness Stakes.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Orb is favored at 10/11 odds while Departing and Mylute are both 13/2, respectively. Goldencents is 8/1, Governor Charlie and Itsmyluckyday are 10/1, respectively, and Will Take Charge is 12/1. Oxbow is 16/1 and Titletown Five is the clear long shot at 28/1.
After being considered a sleeper in some bettors' eyes, Itsmyluckyday was a dud in this year's Kentucky Derby, finishing 15th. In his previous race, however, he placed second at the Grade I Florida Derby on March 30 and won the Grade III Holy Bull Stakes on January 26. His only other race of the year came at the Gulfstream Park Derby on January 1, which he won.
Last year, Itsmyluckyday placed second at a Maiden Special Weight on June 1 and won a MSW on June 23. He also placed third at the Tyro Stakes on August 5, won the Fasig Titon Turf Dash on August 25 and also the Foolish Pleasure on September 15. He finished out 2012 by finishing sixth at the Grade III Delta Downs Jackpot on November 17 and fourth at the Grade III Dania Beach Stakes on December 15.
Itsmyluckyday is trained by Edward Plesa Jr. and owned by Laurie Plesa with Trilogy Stables. He's the pedigree of Lawyer Ron - Viva La Slew by Doneraile Court.
The 2013 Preakness Stakes will take place this Saturday, May 18 at 6:24PM ET, which is the post time. The race will take place at Pimlico Racecourse.