Preakness odds: American Pharoah remains betting favorite

Saturday May 16th, 2015

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah remains the favorite to win Saturday's 140th running of the Preakness Stakes, according to

At the beginning of the week, American Pharoah was a 5-6 favorite to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, but the colt moved up slightly to a 10-13 favorite after drawing the rail position on Wednesday.

Saturday morning, American Pharoah remained the odds-on favorite at 5-7.

The top three finishers at the Kentucky Derby—American Pharoah, Firing Line, which came in second, and Dortmund, which finished third—will all compete in the Preakness.

The $1.5 million Preakness Stakes take place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Current Odds:

Last Updated: 4:00 p.m. EST, Saturday

Horse (Jockey/Trainer)​

American Pharoah (Victor Espinoza/Bob Baffert): 5–6

Firing Line (Gary Stevens/Simon Callaghan): 7–2

Dortmund (Martin Garcia/Bob Baffert): 4–1

Danzig Moon (Julien Leparoux/Mark Casse): 14–1

Divining Rod (Javier Castellano/Arnaud Delacour): 17–1

Mr. Z (Corey Nakatani /D. Wayne Lukas): 18–1

Bodhisattva (Trevor McCarthy/Jose Corrales): 30–1

Tale of Verve (Joel Rosario/Dallas Stewart): 30–1

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