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Preakness 2013 Predictions, Picks and Odds - Experts Pick the Winner of Today's Horse Race

By Staff
May 18, 2013
Horse Racing Predictions and Odds for The Preakness Stakes are below.

The Preakness Stakes horse race is today, May 18, 2013 and the field is greatly reduced from the Kentucky Derby, only nine horses will compete in the second leg of the Triple Crown of horse racing held at the Pimlico Race Course in Maryland.

The Kentucky Derby winner Orb is a heavy favorite and has drawn the number one post position.

Horse Racing fans and would be bettors are looking for experts to pick the winner so they can place a wager with some confidence and below are a variety of experts opinions for today's race, including the odds and the post position for the horses.

First, here are the morning line odds for the Preakness Stakes:

Orb - Even
Mylute - 5/1
Departing - 6/1
Goldencents - 8/1
Itsmyluckyday - 10/1
Will Take Charge - 12/1
Govenor Charlie - 12/1
Oxbow - 15/1
Titletown Five - 30/1

Here are the post positions for the horse with the blurb after each horse provided by ESPN:

1. Orb (Even): One for three at the rail, all three were slow-motion breaks.

2. Goldencents (8-1): One-hit SoCal wonder or allergic to slop?

3. Titletown Five (30-1): Tourist.

4. Departing (6-1): Morning line oddsmaker loves freshness.

5. Mylute (5-1): Number would be bigger without Rosie.

6. Oxbow (15-1): Finally a post that's not an outpost.

7. Will Take Charge (12-1): Trouble overrated?

8. Govenor Charley (12-1): In from the sticks.

9. Itsmyluckyday (10-1): Misses Florida.

Expert Picks:

Watch below a video giving you lots of information for today's race.

Jay Cronley has these four horses as his picks:

1. Orb
2. Will Take Charge
3. Oxbow
4. Mylute

More here.

Brian Monzo at CBS NY has a nice review of every horse in the race and how he would bet $100.

Read it here.

His top picks are Orb, Will Take Charge, Departing

He says throw away: Goldencents, Govenor Charlie, Titletown Five

More expert opinions from Tom Luicci and Jerry Izenberg.

Luzzi has it this way:

1. Orb

2. Departing

3. Mylute

4. Itsmyluckyday

Izenberg has this as his top 4:

1. Orb

2. Mylute

3. Oxbow

4. Departing

More here from those two horse racing handicappers.

Watch a video below for more information and predictions on the Preakness Stakes horse race today.

(Image: WENN)

 

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