Thursday May 19th, 2016

The 2016 Preakness Stakes will be held on Saturday at Pimlico at 6:45 p.m. ET.

Last year, American Pharoah became the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win the Triple Crown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes).

Nyquist is looking to join Affirmed as just the second horse to win the Triple Crown in the year after another horse accomplished the feat. After winning the Kentucky Derby, he is favored at 4/7 odds.

The top challenger is expected to be Exaggerator, who is currently given 15/4 odds. Exaggerator finished second at the Derby. 

Below are the available prop bets for the Preakness Stakes on

Will Nyquist win the Triple Crown winner in 2016? 

Odds: 2/1

Will the Preakness be won by a horse that didn’t run at the Kentucky Derby? 

Odds: 17/3

Odds the Preakness winner will be named Horse of the Year?

Odd: 3/2

Over/under on Nyquist’s margin of victory:

Two lengths

Will Secretariat's record time of 1:53 be broken?

Odds: 35/1

Will Nyquist win at the Preakness, but not start at Belmont?

Odds: 30/1

Over/under the number of times NBC personalities pick against Nyquist:

1.5 times

Over/under the number of times I’ll Have Another will be mentioned during the broadcast:

5 times

Over/under the number of times NBC broadcasters will mention that Nyquist is named after for Red Wing Gustav Nyquist:

3 times

Over/under on the number of kegs consumed in the Pimlico infield on the day of the Preakness:

1,000 kegs

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