So far, the Maryland Jockey Club reports that there are eight confirmed starters for Saturday's Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course. Obviously, more could be entered. Entries close Wednesday, late morning.
Here are the eight horses to date, with trainer, jockey and last start. Information courtesy of Mike Gathagan, vice president for communications at the MJC.
* Street Sense, Carl Nafzger, Calvin Borel, 1st in Kentucky Derby
* Hard Spun, Larry Jones, Mario Pino, 2nd in Kentucky Derby
* Curlin, Steve Asmussen, Robby Albarado, 3rd in Kentucky
* C P West, Nick Zito, Edgar Prado, 2nd Withers Stakes
* Flying First Class, Wayne Lukas, Mark Guidry, 1st in Derby Trial
* King of the Roxy, Todd Pletcher, John Velazquez, 2nd in Santa Anita Derby
* Mint Slewlep, Robbie Bailes, Alan Garcia, 4th in Withers Stakes
* Xchanger, Mark Schuman, Ramon Dominguez, 1st in Tesio Stakes
And ... O, by the Way, we'll be blogging from Pimlico on Saturday. So, if you're home, at the coffee shop or have to work, join us here.