The 139th running of the Preakness Stakes from Pimlico Race Course takes place May 17 and the oddsmakers have already listed several betting markets and props for the Derby champion California Chrome’s chances at a potential Triple Crown. The odds on favorite to win the Preakness horse has won five straight races and looked the part of a contender who can challenge at each of the sport’s three biggest events.
2014 Preakness Stakes Morning Line Odds ordered by post position.
- Dynamic Impact, 12-1
- General A Rod, 15-1
- California Chrome, 3-5
- Ring Weekend, 20-1
- Bayern, 10-1
- Ria Antonia, 30-1
- Kid Cruz, 20-1
- Social Inclusion, 5-1
- Pablo Del Monte, 20-1
- Ride On Curlin, 10-1
With the 2nd leg of the storied Triple Crown a mere week away, you’ll find that the multitude of Preakness Stakes betting odds that are currently available to you, are simply salivating to say the least.
Early 2014 Preakness Stakes Betting Options
Odds To Win The 2014 Preakness Stakes
- California Chrome To Win -160
- The Field To Win +120
Triple Crown Winner 2014
- California Chrome wins Triple Crown +260
- California Chrome won’t win Triple Crown -380
Analysis: With one leg completed already, you can wager on whether or not you like California Chrome to win the second leg of the Triple Crown and keep his hopes alive of pulling off the most arduous and coveted feat in all of horse racing heading into the Belmont Stakes.
A Look Ahead At The Belmont Stakes
When: June 7, 2014
Where: Belmont Park in Elmont , NY
Triple Crown Odds – California Chrome wins Preakness, California Chrome won’t win Belmont
- Calif. Chrome wins Preakness not Belmont +185
- Any other result -265
Analysis: If you like California Chrome to win the second leg of the Triple Crown before falling short at the Belmont Stakes on June 7 in Elmont, N.Y. then the +185 return here is fantastic – and a virtual must wager if you ask me.
Belmont Stakes Futures Odds
California Chrome wins Belmont -125
Field wins Belmont -115
Triple Crown Facts:
A whopping 24 thoroughbreds have won two legs of the Triple Crown, though, not necessarily in order. Only two mounts have done so since the start of the new millennium. Point Give won both, the Preakness and Belmont Stakes in 2001.