1998 Preakness Stakes

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123rd Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
1998-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 16, 1998
Winning horse Real Quiet
Jockey Kent Desormeaux
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
1997
1999

The 1998 Preakness Stakes was the 123rd running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 16, 1998, and was televised in the United States on the ABC television network. Real Quiet, who was jockeyed by Kent Desormeaux, won the race by two and one quarter lengths over runner-up Victory Gallop. Approximate post time was 5:29 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:54-3/5.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 103,269, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1998.[2]

Payout[edit]

The 124th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
11 Real Quiet $7.00 $3.60 $3.00
10 Victory Gallop - $3.20 $2.80
3 Classic Cat - - $4.80

The full chart[edit]

Finish
Position
Lengths
Behind
Post
Position
Horse name Trainer Jockey Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 11 Real Quiet Bob Baffert Kent Desormeaux Mike Pegram 2.50-1 $650,000
2nd 2-1/4 10 Victory Gallop Elliott Walden Gary Stevens Prestenwood Farm 2.00-1
favorite
$200,000
3rd 3 3 Classic Cat David C. Cross, Jr. Robby Albarado Gary M. Garber 12.30-1 $100,000
4th 6 34 7 Hot Wells Thomas Amoss Edgar Prado So What's Nu Stable 25.20-1 $50,000
5th 7 2 Black Cash Richard E. Dutrow Shane Sellers Stronach Stables 7.10-1
6th 7-1/4 1 Spartan Cat D. Wayne Lukas Rick Wilson Marathon Farm 98.80-1
7th 17 6 Baquero D. Wayne Lukas Pat Day Robert B. Lewis 14.60-1
8th 24-1/4 5 Basic Trainee Jorge E. Romero Cornelio Velasquez Luis Gambotto 63.80-1
9th 24 12 4 Cape Town D. Wayne Lukas Jerry Bailey Overbrook Farm 2.90-1
10th 29 12 8 Silver's Prospect Jean L. Rofe Frank G. Douglas Robert G. Sowder 98.00-1
11th scr scr Coronado's Quest Claude R. McGaughey III Mike E. Smith Stuart S. Janney, III scr
  • Winning Breeder: Little Hill Farm; (KY)
  • Final Time: 1:54 3/5
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 103,269[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 17, 1998 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 103,269. This is listed as 91,122 Pimlico on-site attendance and 12,147 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 103,269. This is listed as 91,122 Pimlico on-site attendance and 12,147 at Laurel on-site attendance.

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