2012 Preakness Stakes
|137th Preakness Stakes|
|The Preakness Stakes|
"The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
|Location||Pimlico Race Course,
|Date||May 19, 2012|
|Winning horse||I'll Have Another|
|Winning jockey||Mario Gutierrez|
The 2012 Preakness Stakes was the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes. The race took place on May 19, 2012, and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network. The post time was 6:20 p.m. EDT (10:20 p.m. UTC). I'll Have Another won the second leg of the Triple Crown, narrowly defeating Bodemeister in a last-furlong push.
A record crowd of 121,309 was in attendance.
The 137th Preakness Payout Schedule
|9||I'll Have Another||US$8.40||$3.80||$2.80|
- $2 Exacta: (9–7) paid $18.60
- $2 Trifecta: (9–7–6) paid $70.80
- $1 Superfecta: (9–7–6–4) paid $424.30
Both the winner of the 2012 Kentucky Derby, I'll Have Another and the second placed horse Bodemeister entered the race. Also back from the Derby were fourth-place finisher Went the Day Well and fifth-place finisher Creative Cause, as well as Daddy Nose Best, who placed tenth, and Optimizer, who took 11th at the Derby.
Bodemeister was the 8/5 morning-line favorite and I'll Have Another was the 5/2 second choice.
|Horse name||Trainer||Jockey||Owner||Morning Line
|1st||0||9||I'll Have Another||Mario Gutierrez||Doug O'Neill||J. Paul Reddam||5-2||3.20||$600,000|
|2nd||nose||7||Bodemeister||Mike Smith||Bob Baffert||Zayat Sables||8-5
|3rd||9||6||Creative Cause||Joel Rosario||Mike Harrington||Mike & Tiffany Moreno||6-1||6.30||$110,000|
|th||12||4||Zetterholm||Junior Alvarado||Richard E. Dutrow||Heinz Steinmann||20-1||20.50||$60,000|
|5th||151/4||2||Teeth of the Dog||Joe Bravo||Michael Matz||Winter Park Partners||15-1||15.50||$30,000|
|6th||151/2||10||Optimizer||Corey Nakatani||D. Wayne Lukas||Bluegrass Hall||30-1||23.30|
|7th||173/4||11||Cozzetti||Jose Lezcano||Dale Romans||Albaugh Stables||30-1||27.30|
|8th||25||1||Tiger Walk||Ramon Dominguez||Ignacio Correas IV||Sagamore Farm||30-1||23.40|
|9th||271/4||8||Daddy Nose Best||Julien Leparoux||Steven Asmussen||Bob & Cathy Zollars||12-1||11.10|
|10th||301/2||5||Went the Day Well||John R. Velazquez||H. Graham Motion||Team Valor||6-1||5.70|
|11th||341/4||3||Pretension||Javier Santiago||Christopher Grove||Kidwell Petite Stable||30-1||33.70|
- Winning Breeder: Harvey Clarke; (KY)
- Final Time – 1:55:94
- Track – Fast
- Attendance - 121,309
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