Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Big Brown tops the 13 horses entered in the Preakness (gr. I).<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Big Brown tops the 13 horses entered in the Preakness (gr. I).
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Jeffrey Snyder

Thirteen Pass Entry Box for Preakness

Derby winner Big Brown tops field of 13 entered for middle jewel of Triple Crown

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