2012 Preakness Stakes

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137th Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
2012PreaknessLogo.jpg
"The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
Location Pimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
Date May 19, 2012
Winning horse I'll Have Another
Jockey Mario Gutierrez
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
2011
2013

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.[1] The post time was 6:20 p.m. EDT (10:20 p.m. UTC).[2] 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.[3]

I'll Have Another became the 33rd horse to win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes double.[4]

Payout[edit]

The 137th Preakness Payout Schedule[5]

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
9 I'll Have Another US$8.40 $3.80 $2.80
7 Bodemeister $3.20 $2.80
6 Creative Cause $3.60

Full chart[edit]

The post draw was televised on the Horse Racing TeleVision network (HRTV) on May 17, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.EDT.[6]

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.[7]

Bodemeister was the 8/5 morning-line favorite and I'll Have Another was the 5/2 second choice.[7]

Kent Desormeaux the original named rider of Tiger Walk was removed after failing a breathalyzer test in New York and replaced by Ramon Dominguez.[8]

Finish
Position
Lengths
Behind
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Morning Line
Odds
Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
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
favorite
1.70
favorite
$200,000
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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preakness Stakes TV Schedule– Race Times". Official Race website. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Preakness Stakes 2012". Official Race website. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Rosenblatt, Richard (May 19, 2012). "I'll Have Another wins Preakness, Triple try next". The Associated Press (Yahoo). Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ Litke, Jim (May 19, 2012). "Column: Baffert's silence could speak volumes". KLFY. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "12th Race, Pimlico, May 19, 2012". Equibase. May 19, 2012. Archived from the original on February 24, 2013. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ Sandritter, Mark (May 17, 2012). "2012 Preakness Post Positions: Draw Set For 6 P.M. On HRTV". SB Nation. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b Angst, Frank (May 16, 2012). "I'll Have Another to start outside Bodemeister in Preakness". The Thoroughbred Times. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Jockey Kent Desormeaux loses Preakness ride after failing breathalyzer". The Associated Press (The Toronto Star). May 19, 2012. Retrieved May 19, 2012.