2008 Preakness Stakes

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133rd Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
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"The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
Location Pimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
Date May 17, 2008
Winning horse Big Brown
Jockey Kent Desormeaux
Conditions Fast
Surface Dirt
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The 2008 Preakness Stakes was the 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race time was at 6:15 pm EDT and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network. Big Brown, the 1-5 favorite, was the winner by 514 lengths over Macho Again.[1] Approximate post time was 6:17 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:54.80. The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 121,876, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 2008.[2]

Payout[edit]

The 133rd Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
7 Big Brown $ 2.40 $2.60 $2.40
1 Macho Again - $17.20 $10.40
3 Icabad Crane - - $5.60

The full chart[edit]

Finish
Position
Lengths
Behind
Post
Position
Horse name Trainer Jockey Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 7 Big Brown Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Kent J. Desormeaux IEAH Stables 1-5
favorite
$600,000
2nd 5 14 1 Macho Again Dallas Stewart Julien R. Leparoux West Point Thoroughbreds 40-1 $200,000
3rd 5 34 3 Icabad Crane H. Graham Motion Jeremy Rose Earle I. Mack 22-1 $110,000
4th 6 12 6 Racecar Rhapsody Kenneth G. McPeek Robby Albarado Carroll, Kaplan, Plattner & Guilfoyle 25-1 $60,000
5th 10 34 9 Stevil Nicholas P. Zito John R. Velazquez Robert V LaPenta 41-1 $30,000
6th 14 12 8 Kentucky Bear Reade Baker Jamie Theriot Bear Stables Ltd. 14-1
7th 15 13 Hey Byrn Edward Plesa, Jr. Charles C. Lopez Beatrice Oxenberg 34-1
8th 15 34 11 Giant Moon Richard E. Schosberg Ramon A. Dominguez Albert Fried, Jr. 37-1
9th 17 12 2 Tres Borrachos C. Beau Greely Tyler Baze B.Greeley & P.Houchens 43-1
10th 18 34 4 Yankee Bravo Patrick Gallagher Alex O. Solis Bienstock & Winner Stables 24-1
11th 26 12 Gayego Paulo Lobo Mike E. Smith Cubanacan Stables 9-1
12th 26 14 10 Riley Tucker William I. Mott Edgar S. Prado Zayat Stables 36-1
Scr Scr 5 Behindatthebar Todd Pletcher David Flores Padua Stables Scr
  • Winning Breeder: Monticule; (KY)
  • Final Time: 1:54.86
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 121,876[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 18, 2009 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ a b 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 121,876. This is listed as 112,318 Pimlico on-site attendance and 9,654 at Laurel on-site attendance.