1996 Preakness Stakes

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121st Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
1996-Preakness Logo.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 18, 1996
Winning horse Louis Quatorze
Jockey Pat Day
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
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The 1996 Preakness Stakes was the 121st running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 18, 1996, and was televised in the United States on the ABC television network. Louis Quatorze, who was jockeyed by Pat Day, won the race by three and one quarter lengths over runner-up Skip Away. Approximate post time was 5:33 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:53-2/5.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 97,751, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1996.[2]

Payout[edit]

The 121st Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
6 Louis Quatorze $19.00 $7.80 $5.20
11 Skip Away - $5.60 $4.60
10 Editor's Note - - $5.00

$2 Exacta: (6–11) paid $104.60

$2 Trifecta: (6–11–10) paid $613.40

$1 Superfecta: (6–11–10–2) paid $876.40

The full chart[edit]

Finish
Position
Lengths
Behind
Post
Position
Horse name Trainer Jockey Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 6 Louis Quatorze Nicholas P. Zito Pat Day Candren, Cornacchia & Hofmann 8.50-1 $650,000
2nd 3-1/4 11 Skip Away Hubert Hine Shane Sellers Carolyn H. Hine 3.30-1 $200,000
3rd 6-1/4 10 Editor's Note D. Wayne Lukas Gary Stevens Overbrook Farm 6.50-1 $100,000
4th 8 34 2 Cavonnier Bob Baffert Chris McCarron Walter Family Trust 1.70-1
favorite
$50,000
5th 9 3 Victory Speech D. Wayne Lukas Rene R. Douglas Mrs. John Magnier 40.60-1
6th 11 4 In Contention Cynthia G. Reese Alex Solis Noreen Carpenito 19.00-1
7th 18 9 Prince of Thieves D. Wayne Lukas Jerry D. Bailey Charles Grimm 4.00-1
8th 18 12 1 Allied Forces Kiaran McLaughlin Richard Migliore Al Tayer Ahmad 20.10-1
9th 24 5 Secreto de Estado Alfredo Callejas Cornelio Velasquez Robert Perez 103.10-1
10th 24-1/4 12 Tour's Big Red Enrique Alonso Joe Bravo William Penn 48.40-1
11th 25 8 Mixed Count Ronald L. Benshoff Edgar Prado Leonard Pearlstein 99.30-1
12th 33 7 Feather Box Angel Cordero, Jr. Jorge Velásquez Buckland Farm 49.60-1
  • Winning Breeder: Georgia E. Hofmann; (KY)
  • Final Time: 1:53 2/5 * Record Time for Fastest Preakness
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 97,751[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 19, 1996 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 97,751. This is listed as 85,122 Pimlico on-site attendance and 12,629 at Laurel on-site attendance.
  3. ^ 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 97,751. This is listed as 85,122 Pimlico on-site attendance and 12,629 at Laurel on-site attendance.

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