Fast facts


Slim pickings: Citation was such an overwhelming favorite in 1948 that only three horses opposed him in the Preakness. With Eddie Arcaro aboard, he breezed by 5 1/2 lengths.

Money horse: Master Derby, which went off at 23-1 odds in the 1975 race, held off favorite Foolish Pleasure and paid $48.50, the largest win price in Preakness history.

Pub Date: 5/16/98

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