2008 Preakness Stakes

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133rd Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
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"The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
LocationPimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
DateMay 17, 2008
Winning horseBig Brown
JockeyKent Desormeaux
TrainerRichard E. Dutrow Jr.
ConditionsFast
SurfaceDirt
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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 5​14 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
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 7 Big Brown Kent Desormeaux Richard E. Dutrow Jr. IEAH Stables 1-5
favorite
$600,000
2nd 5 ​14 1 Macho Again Julien R. Leparoux Dallas Stewart West Point Thoroughbreds 40-1 $200,000
3rd 5 ​34 3 Icabad Crane Jeremy Rose H. Graham Motion Earle I. Mack 22-1 $110,000
4th 6 ​12 6 Racecar Rhapsody Robby Albarado Ken McPeek Carroll, Kaplan, Plattner & Guilfoyle 25-1 $60,000
5th 10 ​34 9 Stevil John Velazquez Nick Zito Robert V. LaPenta 41-1 $30,000
6th 14 ​12 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 ​34 11 Giant Moon Ramon Dominguez Richard E. Schosberg Albert Fried Jr. 37-1
9th 17 ​12 2 Tres Borrachos Tyler Baze C. Beau Greely C. B. Greeley & P. Houchens 43-1
10th 18 ​34 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 ​14 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[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.