1966 Preakness Stakes

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91st Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
Location Pimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
Date May 21, 1966
Winning horse Kauai King
Jockey Don Brumfield
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
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The 1966 Preakness Stakes was the 91st running of the $200,000 Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 21, 1966, and was televised in the United States on the CBS television network. Kauai King, who was jockeyed by Don Brumfield, won the race by one and three quarter lengths over runner-up Stupendous. Approximate post time was 5:48 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run on a fast track in a final time of 1:55-2/5.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 36,114, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1966.[2]

Payout[edit]

The 91st Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
3 Kauai King $4.00 $3.00 $2.40
8 Stupendous - $3.60 $3.40
6 Amberoid - - $3.80

The full chart[edit]

Finish
Position
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 3 Kauai King Don Brumfield Henry Forrest Ford Stable 1.00-1
favorite
$129,800
2nd 13/4 8 Stupendous Braulio Baeza Edward A. Neloy Wheatley Stable 4.70-1 $30,000
3rd 63/4 6 Amberoid William Boland Lucien Laurin Reginald N. Webster 5.40-1 $15,000
4th 93/4 1 Rehabilitate Ron Turcotte Robert L. Wheeler Robert Lehman 43.90-1 $7,500
5th 10 7 Indulto John L. Rotz Max Hirsch Jane Greer 8.30-1
6th 101/2 4 Advocator John Sellers Clyde Troutt Ada L. Rice 10.20-1
7th 131/2 2 Exceedingly Paul Kallai Joseph P. Considine Alder Branch Farm 61.80-1
8th 14 5 Understanding Tommy Lee John W. Jacobs Ethel D. Jacobs 76.10-1
9th 171/2 9 Blue Skyer Earlie Fires James A. Padgett Marvin J. Padgett 11.50-1
  • Winning Breeder: Pine Brook Farm; (MD)
  • Winning Time: 1:55 2/5
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 36,114[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 22, 1966 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ a b 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 73 (page P-7 of The Preakness section).

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