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Preakness Stakes Odds: Epicenter Favored As Odds Tighten on Saturday

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The Preakness Stakes is today and the odds are holding steady after the post draw on Monday.

Last Updated: May 21, 2022 8:14 AM ET Read Time: 3 min
Sonny Leon aboard Rich Strike celebrates winning the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
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The next big horse race of the year is the Preakness Stakes set for Saturday, May 21.

Preakness Stakes 2022 odds

Post Position Horse TVG bet365
1 Simplification 6/1 8/1
2 Creative Minister 10/1 14/1
3 Fenwick 50/1 100/1
4 Secret Oath 9/2 9/2
5 Early Voting 7/2 7/2
6 Happy Jack 30/1 40/1
7 Armagnac 12/1 25/1
8 Epicenter 6/5 1/1
9 Skippylongstocking 20/1 33/1

Odds courtesy of TVG and  bet365 as of May 21 at 12:57 a.m. ET.

Rich Strike shocked the world with his massive upset at the Kentucky Derby but withdrew from the Preakness Stakes field of horses with just a little over a week to go. Now oddsmakers have shifted focus to the other potential results like the popular Preakness Stakes pick, Epicenter who has cemented himself at the top of the board ahead of the post draw next week.

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Preakness Stakes exacta and trifecta odds

Post position Horse Win 1-2 1-2-3
1 Simplification 8/1 9/4 11/10
2 Creative Minister 14/1 4/1 15/8
3 Fenwick 100/1 40/1 20/1
4 Secret Oath 9/2 6/5 4/6
5 Early Voting 7/2 1/1 8/15
6 Happy Jack 40/1 14/1 6/1
7 Armagnac 25/1 17/2 10/3
8 Epicenter 1/1 2/5 1/5
9 Skippylongstocking 33/1 11/1 9/2

Odds courtesy of bet365.

Preakness Stakes line movement

Odds of past Preakness Stakes winners

Here are the winners of the Preakness Stakes since 2002, their post positions, and their morning line odds.   

Year Preakness Stakes Winner Post Position Morning line odds
2022 TBD TBD TBD
2021 Rombauer 6 12/1
2020 Swiss Skydiver 4 11/1
2019 War of Will 1 4/1
2018 Justify 7 1/2
2017 Cloud Computing 2 12/1
2016 Exaggerator 5 3/1
2015 American Pharoah 1 4/5
2014 California Chrome 3 3/5
2013 Oxbow 6 15/1
2012 I'll Have Another 9 5/2
2011 Shackleford 5 12/1
2010 Lookin At Lucky 7 3/1
2009 Rachel Alexandra 13 8/5
2008 Big Brown 6 1/5
2007 Curlin 4 7/2
2006 Bernardini 8 8/1
2005 Afleet Alex 12 6/5
2004 Smarty Jones 7 2/5
2003 Funny Cide 9 1/1
2002 War Emblem 8 3/1

Which states have legal betting on the Preakness Stakes?

Preakness Stakes betting is legal in 34 states, and available at both TVG and TwinSpires.

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Ontario

Following the changes to the iGaming regulations on April 4, 2022, horse racing betting is no longer available at sportsbooks. Those in Ontario who are looking to bet on the Preakness Stakes will need to sign up at one of Woodbine's two online offerings, HPIbet and Dark Horse Bets

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