Lani vs. Laoban Preakness Predictions
After finishing ninth in the Kentucky Derby, will Lani finish higher than Laoban in the 2016 Preakness Stakes on Saturday?
Which horse has better odds to win the Preakness Stakes: Lani or Laoban?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Lani is 40/1 to win the Preakness Stakes this evening while Laoban is a 55/1 long shot. In fact, Laoban now has the worst odds to win the Preakness Stakes among all the contenders in the field.
Who is favored to win in a Head to Head Matchup: Lani or Laoban?
Lani currently has 10/11 odds to finish higher than Laoban, who is 5/6 to beat out Lani in Saturday's race. Neither horse has to win the Preakness, just finish higher in the final results in order for bettors to cash their bet. This head-to-head matchup is a prop bet unrelated to the official Preakness results.
Who will win in the Head-to-Head matchup: Laoban or Lani?
Lani has trained well since outrunning expectations to finish ninth in the Kentucky Derby a few weeks ago at Churchill Downs. Lani is by two-time leading U.S. sire Tapit out of the elite Japanese racemare Heavenly Romance, by 1989 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Sunday Silence. In seven career starts he has three wins while Laoban has come up empty in five career performances. After running in the Kentucky Derby, Lani has more quality experience and should finish ahead of Laoban.
2016 Preakness Stakes Head to Head Prediction: Lani over Laoban