Preakness Stakes

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, your Kentucky Derby winner will attempt the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown in Preakness Stakes 143 at Pimlico. Whether you’re looking for 2018 Preakness Stakes contenders, 2017 results and payouts, news, Preakness Stakes odds, picks and tips, or handicapping advice, you will have the most updated information here.


Trained by Chad Brown and ridden by Javier Castellano, Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Cloud Computing tracked a hotly-contested pace duel between Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire into the far turn before launching a determined stretch run and pulling off a 12-1 upset to win the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

See full race recap HERE along with the finishing order, results, and payouts below. Also, be sure to download our 2017 Preakness Stakes Wagering Guide by clicking the button below. These wagering guides are included at least once a month as part of our premium picks packages.

Preakness Stakes Wagering Guide

1st2Cloud ComputingJavier CastellanoChad Brown13.40
2nd5Classic EmpireJulien LeparouxMark Casse2.20
3rd8Senior InvestmentChanning HillKenneth McPeek31.70
4th9Lookin At LeeCorey LanerieSteve Asmussen9.50
5th6GunneveraMike SmithAntonio Sano11.20
6th1MultuplierJoel RosarioBrendan Walsh19.60
7th10Conquest Mo MoneyTyler GaffalioneMiguel Hernandez10.70
8th4Always DreamingJohn VelazquezTodd Pletcher1.20*
9th3HenceFlorent GerouxSteve Asmussen22.40
10th7Term of ArtJose L. OrtizDoug O'Neill46.70
2Cloud ComputingJavier CastellanoChad Brown28.808.606.00
5Classic EmpireJulien LeparouxMark Casse4.404.00
8Senior InvestmentChanning HillKenneth McPeek10.20
$0.50 Pick 35-2-2 (3 Correct)$250.30$780,037
$0.50 Pick 410-5-2-2 (4 Correct)$1,462.50$2,665,640
$0.50 Pick 55-10-5-2-2 (5 Correct)$6,344.85$1,869,866
$0.20 Pick 6 Jackpot6-5-10-5-2-2 (6 Correct)$7,414.88$370,759
$2.00 Daily Double2-2$88.00$877,918
$2.00 Black-Eyed Susan/Preakness Double10-2$368.80$793,718
$2.00 Exacta2-5$98.40$11,019,090
$1.00 Superfecta2-5-8-9$8,162.80$6,998,293
$1.00 Super High Five2-5-8-9-6$283,223.40$579,890
$2.00 Trifecta2-5-8$2,194.60$13,251,251


Good Magic Heads 2018 Triple Crown Nominees

e Five Thoroughbreds and Stonestreet Stables’ Good Magic, the champion 2-year-old male of 2017 and winner of the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, heads an international roster of 360 3-year-olds eligible to compete in the 2018 races of the American Triple Crown. Read More

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While it’s far too early to know what horses will be pointing to the 2018 Preakness Stakes, it doesn’t mean we can’t try! Check out our current top 20 Kentucky Derby contenders and prospects. This will update as we get closer to Kentucky Derby 144 but can help us start to see possible Preakness Stakes contenders.

Also be sure to check out our Derby Trail Tracker which monitors and lists all the 2018 Kentucky Derby contenders and where they will be running next. Updated by Saratoga Slim, the races along the Derby trail with Kentucky Derby points (and a couple important preps without points) are listed and the potential runners (with trainer last name in parentheses) are categorized with different designations.

2018 Derby Trail Tracker

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