133d running of the Preakness Stakes, Grade 1.
$1,000,000. For Three-Year-Olds.
B.C. by Boundary - Mien, by Nureyev.
by Richard E. Dutrow Jr..
by Monticule in Kentucky.
JEAH Stables and Paul Pompa Jr..
Value to winner
: $600,000; second: $200,000; third: $110,000; fourth: $60,000; fifth: $30.000.
Horse Wt. PP St 1/4 1/2 3/4 Str Fin Jockey Odds
126 6 5 3hf 3-1hf 3-2 1-5hf 1-51/4 K. Desormeaux 0.20
126 1 1 6hd 6hd 8-2 4hd 2hf J.R. Leparoux 39.90
126 3 2 10hd 12 9hd 5-3 33/4 J. Rose 22.20
126 5 9 9-2 9-2hf 10-2 2hf 4-41/4 R.J. Albarado 25.10
126 8 3 5-1 5-1 4hf 3-1 5-33/4 J.R. Velazquez 40.60
126 7 12 8hd 8hf 6hf 7-1hf 6hf H.J. Theriot III 13.90
126 12 6 4-1hf 4-1 5hd 6-1 7-13/4 C.C. Lopez 34.30
126 10 7 7-3 7-1 7hf 11-1hf 83/4 R.A.Dominguez 36.60
126 2 11 12 11hd 12 10hd 9-11/4 T.C. Baze 43.20
126 4 10 11hd 10hd 11hd 9-1 10-71/4 A.Solis 23.70
126 11 8 1-1hf 1-1hf 1hd 12 11nk M.E. Smith 9.20
126 9 4 2-1hf 2-2hf 2-1 8-1 12 E.S. Prado 36.40
7 (7) Big Brown 2.40 2.60 2.40
1 (1) Macho Again 17.20 10.40
3 (3) Icabad Crane 5.60
Good for all but
Won ridden out.
(7-1) paid $36.60.
(7-1-3) paid $336.80.
(7-7) paid $10.40.
(7-1-3-6) paid $1,192.30.
BIG BROWN was taken in hand along the inside nearing the first turn, brushed with
approaching the backstretch, was wrangled back and angled five-wide leaving the three-quarter pole, stalked the leaders under confident handling while continuing wide, lodged a bid midway on the final turn, charged to the front in the upper stretch, moved clear under urging nearing the eighth pole, then was taken in hand through the final 16th.
saved ground early, advanced between rivals nearing the half-mile marker, steadied when in traffic midway on the turn, angled out nearing the quarter pole, swung five-wide entering the stretch and continued on willingly to gain the place.
settled along the inside, commenced a rail run leaving the far turn, steadied when lacking room on the turn, angled out near the quarter pole, split horses in upperstretch and closed late to gain a share.
saved ground to the half-mile marker, angled out and moved between rivals near the three-eighths pole, altered course six-wide at the top of the lane, continued his run to mid-stretch, then flattened out.
raced two-wide in mid-pack, bumped with
on the far turn, advanced three-wide between rivals to reach contention on the turn, then failed to sustain his bid.
stumbled at the break, lost ground four-wide entering the backstretch, altered course to the inside nearing the half-mile pole, made a sharp move along the rail leaving the far turn, checked behind a wall of horses in upper stretch, angled to the four path then finished evenly.
was four-wide chasing the pace along the backstretch, remained a factor to the quarter-pole, then steadily tired thereafter.
settled in mid-pack while well of the rail, chased the leaders five-wide down the backstretch, swung eight-wide leaving the quarter-pole, then lacked a late response.
stumbled badly at the break, checked repeatedly in the opening quarter-mile, swung wide nearing the quarter-pole but failed to reach contention.
devoid of speed while saving ground throughout and lacked the needed response when called upon.
leaned in and bumped with
leaving the gate, was hustled up to gain a clear early advantage, set the pace in hand down the backstretch, dueled from the far turn to the head of the stretch, gave way and was not abused late.