1966 Preakness Stakes
|The Preakness Stakes|
Pimlico Race Course, |
|Date||May 21, 1966|
|Winning horse||Kauai King|
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. 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.
The 91st Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule
The full chart
|Horse name||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||3||Kauai King||Don Brumfield||Henry Forrest||Ford Stable||1.00-1
|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
- Daily Racing Form, May 22, 1966 Preakness Stakes Chart.
- 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 73 (page P-7 of The Preakness section).