Animal Kingdom at Pimlico

Animal Kingdom at Pimlico

Jim Duley

Animal Kingdom, Dialed In Taking Most Money

The Derby winner and beaten Derby favorite are both 3-1 in Preakness wagering.

With about four hours until the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Animal Kingdom  and Dialed In  continued to vie for favoritism, both at 3-1.

Kentucky Derby Presented Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom was installed as the 2-1 favorite when the morning line was set, but Dialed In (9-2 morning line) was taking almost as much money. Dialed In finished eighth in the Derby as the beaten favorite.
Mucho Macho Man  was also being well-backed as the 5-1 third choice. As of 2 p.m. EDT, every other horse was double-digit odds.
Here are the current odds for the Preakness:
1.       Astrology: 16-1
2.       Norman Asbjornson: 35-1
3.       King Congie: 16-1
4.       Flashpoint: 21-1
5.       Shackleford: 13-1
6.       Sway Away: 14-1
7.       Midnight Interlude: 12-1
8.       Dance City: 11-1
9.       Mucho Macho Man: 5-1
10.    Dialed In: 3-1
11.    Animal Kingdom: 3-1
12.    Isn’t He Perfect: 24-1
13.    Concealed Identity: 25-1
14.    Mr. Commons: 45-1