2019 Preakness Stakes: How to watch and what to know
Country House, the horse that pulled off the upset Derby victory, is also skipping the Preakness, so there is no chance for a Triple Crown winner this year. Trainer Bill Mott said Country House “developed a little bit of a cough,” but is not seriously ill, CBS Sports reports,
The Preakness Stakes is the second race of the famed Triple Crown, following the Kentucky Derby. The final race, the Belmont Stakes, is held three weeks after the Preakness.
How to watch the Preakness Stakes
Preakness coverage starts at 2:30 p.m. NBC will not stream the actual Preakness race on their NBC Sports Live service.
- Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
- Where: Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland
- Post time: 6:48 p.m. ET
- Pre-race TV coverage: 2:30-5 p.m. on NBCSN
- TV channel: 5:00-7:15 p.m. on NBC
- Online stream: NBC Sports app or watch on fuboTV – start a free trial
Preakness opening odds and post positions
Here is the preliminary list of horses being considered for the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as provided by our friends at CBS Sports. Betting odds are listed in parentheses next to each horse. Read a full rundown of the Preakness field for more on each horse. be sure to take a look at picks by Jody Demling, “Hammerin'” Hank Goldberg, and Rick Eng from our sister site, SportsLine.
War of Will 3-1
Win Win Win 8-1
Bourbon War 10-1
Warrior’s Charge 16-1
Laughing Fox 20-1
Market King 20-1
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