2008 Preakness Stakes
|The Preakness Stakes|
"The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
|Location||Pimlico Race Course, |
|Date||May 17, 2008|
|Winning horse||Big Brown|
|Trainer||Richard E. Dutrow Jr.|
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 51⁄4 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||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||7||Big Brown||Kent Desormeaux||Richard E. Dutrow Jr.||IEAH Stables||1-5
|2nd||5 1⁄4||1||Macho Again||Julien Leparoux||Dallas Stewart||West Point Thoroughbreds||40-1||$200,000|
|3rd||5 3⁄4||3||Icabad Crane||Jeremy Rose||H. Graham Motion||Earle I. Mack||22-1||$110,000|
|4th||6 1⁄2||6||Racecar Rhapsody||Robby Albarado||Ken McPeek||Carroll, Kaplan, Plattner & Guilfoyle||25-1||$60,000|
|5th||10 3⁄4||9||Stevil||John Velazquez||Nick Zito||Robert V. LaPenta||41-1||$30,000|
|6th||14 1⁄2||8||Kentucky Bear||Jamie Theriot||Reade Baker||Bear Stables Ltd.||14-1|
|7th||15||13||Hey Byrn||Chuck Lopez||Edward Plesa Jr.||Beatrice Oxenberg||34-1|
|8th||15 3⁄4||11||Giant Moon||Ramon Dominguez||Richard E. Schosberg||Albert Fried Jr.||37-1|
|9th||17 1⁄2||2||Tres Borrachos||Tyler Baze||C. Beau Greely||C. B. Greeley & P. Houchens||43-1|
|10th||18 3⁄4||4||Yankee Bravo||Alex Solis||Patrick Gallagher||Bienstock & Winner Stables||24-1|
|11th||26||12||Gayego||Mike E. Smith||Paulo Lobo||Cubanacan Stables||9-1|
|12th||26 1⁄4||10||Riley Tucker||Edgar Prado||William I. Mott||Zayat Stables||36-1|
|Scr||Scr||5||Behindatthebar||David Flores||Todd Pletcher||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.