Horse names highlighted in Red below have been confirmed for the 2013 GI Preakness Stakes on May 18th!
With the 2013 GI Preakness Stakes less than 2 weeks away now, the current buzz is that Orb, will take on several of his Derby rivals again in the May 18th, 1 3/16 mile, 3yo event in the likes of Itsmyluckyday and Goldencents as both finished well back in the Derby second tier this past Saturday.
D. Wayne Lukas looks to be returning his prime 3yo duo of Oxbow and Will Take Charge for another try at the Derby champ along with Mylute who finished a tight 5th in the Derby with Rosie Napravnik on board seems a real possibility too!
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Meanwhile, none of the “Todd Squad” appears headed for Baltimore on May 18th, so Revolutionary (3rd), Charming Kitten (9th),Overanalyze (11th), Palace Malice (12th), and Verrazano (14th) we all be watching this year’s GI Preakness Stakes from the comfort of home!
Golden Soul, (2nd), looks to be skipping this second leg of the 2013 Triple Crown chase too for a more probable GI Belmont Stakes run next month!
GIII Sunland Derby winner Govenor Charlie, looks to be in the early Preakness mix too!
DRF says, “that the Maryland Jockey Club officials reported via Twitter that trainer D. Wayne Lukas has informed them of his intention to run Titletown Five in the Preakness, along with his other two colts already confirmed, Oxbow and Will Take Charge”!
Jay Privman from DRF tweets Street Spice is now out of next Saturday’s Preakness Stakes!
We’ll get those 2013 Preakness Past Performances out to you as soon as they are released so you can quickly bone up on your Preakness early handicapping!