Meet the Chestnut Filly Who Just Won the Preakness Stakes
If this isn’t an example of some true mare power, we don’t know what is. We’re in love with the grit Swiss Skydiver showed in the Preakness, and we can’t get enough of her. (more…)
Swiss Skydiver Wins the Third Leg of the Triple Crown
Preakness 145, hosted by 1/ST at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, is won by a filly for the first time since 2009. (more…)
Preakness Stakes Need-to-Know Guide
2019 Preakness Stakes Field Preview & Poll
Thirteen horses will be contending for the second jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday: get a preview of the field, and make sure you vote in our poll for your favorite!
Justify Continues Unbeaten Streak in Damp, Foggy Preakness
He may have had to fight for it, but Justify remains undefeated after capturing the second jewel of the Triple Crown with a victory in a remarkably foggy Preakness Stakes. Watch the replay here!
2018 Preakness Stakes Need-to-Know Guide
2018 Preakness Stakes Field Preview & Poll
Only seven other contenders are daring to face the undefeated Justify in this weekend’s Preakness Stakes: will one of them dethrone the king? Get the scoop on the field and vote for your pick here!
Watch: Cloud Computing Edges Classic Empire in Preakness Stakes
It came down to a shocking head-to-head finish, but with Always Dreaming nowhere to be found.
2017 Preakness Stakes Need-to-Know Guide
2017 Preakness Stakes: Field Preview & Poll
Here’s your crib sheet for the 2017 Preakness Stakes so you can look like the most knowledgeable person at your viewing party. Check out the scoop on the field and vote in our poll for who you think will win!
2016 Best of HN #2: An Open Love Letter to Lani: The Weirdest Race Horse Ever
Kanye West meets Samurai warrior meets Usain Bolt. That’s Lani. And I <3 Him.
Exaggerator Rains on Nyquist’s Perfect Record to Win 2016 Preakness Stakes
Exaggerator, second choice at the betting window, pulled off a textbook come-from-behind victory in the Preakness Stakes, conquering the undefeated favorite Nyquist on a sloppy track.
How to Make a Black-Eyed Susan, the Official Drink of the Preakness
It’s a time-honored race-day tradition here at Horse Nation to help our readers stay “well-hydrated.” Today, we show you how to make a “Black-eyed Susan.”
Freakness at the Preakness, Part III
The final chapter: complete and abject intoxication.
Can Any of These Horses Catch Nyquist?
We won’t really know until tomorrow (we’re going to guess probably not) but an intriguing field full of unknowns might put on a good show for Saturday’s second Triple Crown race.
2016 Preakness Stakes Need-to-Know Guide
All the links you need, plus one you don’t.
All the links you need…
Where: Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland
When: Saturday, May 21, at 6:45 p.m. ET
Purse: $1.5 million
TV: NBC — coverage starts at 5:00 p.m EST
Live stream: NBC Sports Live Extra
The contenders and their odds: Preakness.com
Picks worth pondering: New York Times, SB Nation, Forbes, Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report
Online betting: If you’re looking to up the ante, a variety of online betting sites are at your service. We recommend Twinspires.com for ease of use – it has all the bells and whistles for experienced bettors, but it’s simple enough for novices to use as well. Brisnet.com is another useful resource. Gamble responsibly.
…and one you don’t.
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