BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 18: Preakness entrant Dance City is walked to the barn after arriving at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The 136th running of the Preakness Stakes will be run on Saturday. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
The second leg of the Triple Crown arrives Saturday with the 2012 Preakness Stakes.
The second leg of the Triple Crown arrives Saturday night with the 2012 Preakness Stakes.
Bodemeister opens on Saturday morning as a 3-2 favorite according to Bovada, but Kentucky Derby winner I'll have Another (3-1 odds) will be looking to draw within one victory of becoming the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. I'll Have Another will have to deal with more than the strong Bodemeister, with a field of 11 horses including Went The Day Well (6-1 odds).
The race is scheduled to air on NBC at 6:18 p.m. ET, with pre-race coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET on the NBC Sports Network.
Bodemeister has the seventh post position and I'll Have Another has ninth.
A complete rundown of the field with post positions follows:
1. Tiger Walk
2. Teeth Of The Dog
5. Went The Day Well
6. Creative Cause
8. Daddy Nose Best
9. I'll Have Another
For more on the Preakness, visit our blog, And Down The Stretch They Come.