Preakness Stakes Post Positions

Preakness Stakes Post Positions: What post did Always Dreaming draw? 5/17/17

What post position did Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming draw for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes?

Always Dreaming will come out of the No. 4 post for the second leg of horse racing’s triple crown, which will be held at Pilmco Racecourse on Saturday. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, Always Dreaming is a 4/5 favorite to win the Preakness Stakes following his impressive performance in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago.

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Multiplier, meanwhile, drew the rail position on Wednesday. He’s one of the biggest long shots in the field, along with Term of Art (No. 7 post) and Senior Investment (No. 8 post), who are also 30/1, respectively. Cloud Computing drew the No. 2 post position and is 12/1, followed by Hence in the No. 3 post at 20/1.

Classic Empire, who is the biggest threat to Always Dreaming according to the odds, drew the No. 5 post position and is 3/1 to win on Saturday. Gunnevera is 15/1 and will start in the sixth gate, while Lookin At Lee is 10/1 and drew the No. 9 post. The contender that will start furthest from the rail is Conquest Mo Money at 15/1. He will start in the No. 10 post position.

Last year Exaggerator won the Preakness out of the No. 5 post position. The year prior it was triple crown winner American Pharoah, who won from the rail. In 2014, California Chrome won out of the No. 3 post while Oxbow won out of the No. 6 gate in 2013. In fact, there has been five winners out of five different post positions since 2012. The only post to produce multiple winners since 2009 is the No. 5 post, who also produced a winner in Shackleford (2011).

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