OTB Race Previews & Odds
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The 138th running of the Grade 1 Preakness Stakes is approaching fast and there is no better place to bet on the Preakness Stakes than OffTrackBetting.com online racebook!
The eyes of the horseracing world will converge on Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland this upcoming weekend. The graded stakes action kicks off with a Friday card that is headlined by the Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes - a 1 1/8 mile race on Pimlico's main track. Three year old fillies will be featured as they chase a very nice purse of $500,000.
Monmouth Park opens this Saturday, May 11, with a 12-race program attracting a total of 117 entries.
The eyes of the horse racing world will be fixated on Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland next week when the best three year olds in the land line up in the second jewel of the Triple Crown - the 2013 Preakness Stakes. The colts cut back in distance slightly for the Preakness - they go 1 3/16 miles instead of the 1 1/4 miles we saw at the Kentucky Derby. Some of the contenders for the Preakness started well in the Derby but faded down the stretch. Does the shorter distance give them an advantage?
The Grade 3 Señorita Stakes is on tap for this Saturday, May 11 from Betfair Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. Three year old fillies will take to the track and go one mile on Hollywood Park's turf track for their share of the $100,000 purse.
It's a pretty slow week in the world of North American graded stakes action to follow a scintillating Kentucky Derby weekend. On Saturday, May 11 the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes comes our way from Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.
The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby is in the books and as per usual, the race lived up to all of the pre-race hype at Churchill Downs. Bettors must have had an inclination of what was about to happen - late money flowed in and made Shug McGaughey's Orb the 5-1 favorite - and he delivered for his backers.
Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky will be a busy place this Saturday, May 4. One of the graded stakes that will be contested is the Grade 1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes - a 1 1/8 mile race for horses four years old and upward.
The Grade 1 Humana Distaff comes our way this Saturday, May 4 from a very busy Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes is on tap for this Saturday, May 4 from Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Fillies and mares three years old and upward will take center stage on Belmont Park's turf track as they chase their share of the $150,000 purse over 1 1/16 miles.