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2023 Preakness Stakes Preview and Picks

Will Mage dominate the field? Can Bob Baffert’s horse, National Treasure, overcome its #1 post position against the rail? Is there value in a longshot like Perform or Coffeewithchris? I have your comprehensive racing preview for the Preakness Stakes below. Read on to get the edge on the field this Saturday. 

John Fredericks: Kentucky Derby Best Bets.

John Fredericks: Kentucky Derby Best Bets

This colt was an afterthought in the Brad Cox barn in January. Five months later and he’s a co-favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. He was nothing special as a two-yea-old, but then he turned three, and he’s improved with every outing. Maturity matters at three.

Kentucky Derby Preview and Predictions.

Kentucky Derby Preview and Predictions

Forte is the current favorite at 3-1 odds, but ​​Tapit Trice has four straight wins, with one of them coming last month at the Blue Grass Stakes. Ironically enough, Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher is the trainer for both of the top two horses, so he should feel great entering the race.