2008 Preakness Stakes
|The Preakness Stakes|
"The Second Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
|Location||Pimlico Race Course,
|Date||May 17, 2008|
|Winning horse||Big Brown|
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 5 1⁄4 lengths over Macho Again. 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.
The 133rd Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule
|7||Big Brown||$ 2.40||$2.60||$2.40|
- $2 Exacta: (7-1) paid $36.60
- $2 Trifecta: (7-1-3) paid $336.80
- $1 Superfecta: (7-1-3-6) paid $1,192.30
The full chart
|Horse name||Trainer||Jockey||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||7||Big Brown||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.||Kent J. Desormeaux||IEAH Stables||1-5
|2nd||5 1⁄4||1||Macho Again||Dallas Stewart||Julien R. Leparoux||West Point Thoroughbreds||40-1||$200,000|
|3rd||5 3⁄4||3||Icabad Crane||H. Graham Motion||Jeremy Rose||Earle I. Mack||22-1||$110,000|
|4th||6 1⁄2||6||Racecar Rhapsody||Kenneth G. McPeek||Robby Albarado||Carroll, Kaplan, Plattner & Guilfoyle||25-1||$60,000|
|5th||10 3⁄4||9||Stevil||Nicholas P. Zito||John R. Velazquez||Robert V LaPenta||41-1||$30,000|
|6th||14 1⁄2||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 3⁄4||11||Giant Moon||Richard E. Schosberg||Ramon A. Dominguez||Albert Fried, Jr.||37-1|
|9th||17 1⁄2||2||Tres Borrachos||C. Beau Greely||Tyler Baze||B.Greeley & P.Houchens||43-1|
|10th||18 3⁄4||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 1⁄4||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
- Daily Racing Form, May 18, 2009 Preakness Stakes Chart.
- 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.