Headlined by Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner Big Brown, 13 3-year-olds passed the entry box Wednesday for Saturday’s $1-million Preakness Stakes (gr. I). The second leg of the Triple Crown will be run at approximately 6:17 p.m. May 17 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.
Post positions for the Preakness will be drawn later this afternoon during a made-for-TV event at the ESPN Zone in the Inner Harbor. The program airs live from 5-6 p.m on a special edition of “Sports Center at the Preakness Draw” on ESPN2.
In alphabetical order, here are the entries:
Behindatthebar/Todd Pletcher/David Flores/ Padua Stables, Michael Shustek, and Don Stanley
Big Brown/Rick Dutrow/Kent Desormeaux/IEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr.
Gayego/Paulo Lobo/Mike Smith/Cubanacan Stables
Giant Moon/Rick Shosberg/Ramon Dominguez/Albert Fried Jr.
Hey Byrn/Eddie Plesa/Chuck Lopez/Beatrice Oxenberg
Icabad Crane/Graham Motion/Jeremy Rose/Earle Mack
Kentucky Bear/Reade Baker/Jamie Theriot/Bear Stables
Macho Again/Dallas Stewart/Julien Leparoux/West Point Thoroughbred
Racecar Rhapsody/Kenny McPeek/Robby Albarado/Jerry Carroll, Stan Kaplan, Ronald Plattner, and Mark Guilfoyle
Riley Tucker/Bill Mott/Edgar Prado/Zayat Stables
Stevil/Nick Zito/John Velazquez/Robert LaPenta
Tres Borrachos/Beau Greely/Tyler Baze/Beau Greely, John Greely IV, and Phil Houchens
Yankee Bravo/Patrick Gallagher/Alex Solis/Richard Duggan, Bienstock and Winner Stables, and Harlequin Ranches