Colts Neck Stables' Awesome Speed on Saturday won the $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes for 3-year-olds run at 1 1/8 miles in 1 minute, 53.31 seconds at Laurel Park to earn an automatic berth in the Preakness on May 21 at Pimlico Race Course. Favored at 3-5 in a field of six, Awesome Speed finished a nose behind Governor Malibu after leading from the gate into deep stretch,but was promoted to the victory after Governor Malibu's disqualification for interference in the final sixteenth of a mile. The winning time was 1 minute, 53.31 seconds. I Came to Party, Flash McCaul, DT Goodie and Never Gone South completed the order of finish. Marengo Road was scratched.