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With the Kentucky Derby now in the books, all the attention in horse racing turns to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland for the 149th running of the Preakness Stakes. Dubbed the "People's jewel" of thoroughbred racing, this event typically separates the contenders from the pretenders when it comes to the Triple Crown. Mystik Dan has the chance to make history after winning at Churchill Downs earlier this month and heads into the eight-horse field on Saturday as the favorite.

There will be one notable name absent from the starting gates as Muth was scratched early in the week. The morning-line favorite, trained by Bob Baffert, was pulled from the race after suffering a spike in temperature upon arrival to Pimlico. Now, it could be any one's race to win given the smaller field.

Trainer Ken McPeek remains confident in Mystik Dan ahead of the second straight massive race in just three weeks.

Baffert is no stranger to the winner's circle at Pimlico. National Treasure, another horse trained by the prolific trainer, won the 2023 Preakness Stakes at 4-1 odds. In fact, Baffert has won the Preakness Stakes more than any other trainer in the race's storied history.

Catching Freedom, the fourth-place finisher at the Kentucky Derby is also among the favorites with 7/2 odds. Rounding out the top of the field is Tuscan Gold (9/2), trained by Chad Brown, who has been to the winner's circle at Pimlico twice in his career already.

Here is how you can watch the action on Saturday evening along with the post draw and latest odds on the race. Stay tuned to this page for any news or developments ahead of post time.

How to watch the 2024 Preakness Stakes

Date: Saturday, May 18
Post time: 7:01 p.m. ET
Location: Pimlico Race Course -- Baltimore, Maryland 
TV: NBC | Stream: fubo (try for free)

2024 Preakness Stakes post positions

  1. Mugatu (20-1)
  2. Uncle Heavy (20-1)
  3. Catching Freedom (6-1)
  4. Muth (8-5)*
  5. Mystik Dan (5/2)
  6. Seize the Grey (15-1)
  7. Just Steel (15-1)
  8. Tuscan Gold (8-1)
  9. Imagination (6-1)

Muth was scratched from the race on Wednesday

2024 Preakness Stakes odds (sorted)

  • Mystik Dan 5/2
  • Imagination 6-1
  • Catching Freedom 6-1
  • Tuscan Gold 8-1
  • Seize the Grey 15-1
  • Just Steel 15-1
  • Mugatu 20-1
  • Uncle Heavy 20-1

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