The 144th running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the Triple Crown is 1 and 3/16 miles, features 3-year-old thoroughbreds.
When: Saturday, May 18; the first race of the day begins at 10:30 a.m.; Preakness post time is 6:48 p.m.
Where: Pimlico Race Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore
How to watch: NBC (WBAL, Channel 11 in Baltimore); livestream at NBCSports.com
(Post position, horse, odds)
Odds updated at 9:45 a.m.
1. War of Will, 7-1
2. Bourbon War, 5-1
3. Warrior’s Charge, 10-1
4. Improbable, 7-2
5. Owendale, 11-1
6. Market King, 25-1
7. Alwaysmining, 7-2
8. Signalman, 23-1
9. Bodexpress, 18-1
10. Everfast, 25-1
11. Laughing Fox, 30-1
12. Anothertwistafate, 13-1
13. Win Win Win, 8-1
How to bet: Preakness 2019 picks and betting tips
Tickets: Preakness, $40-$720 Available at preakness.com/preakness-infieldfest.
Road closings and parking restrictions: Road closures begin Thursday and run through Saturday night. Transportation officials are urging anyone driving to the Preakness to carpool or use public transportation. The full list of closings and restrictions can be found here.
How to bet: As long as you're at least 18, walk right up to a betting window in the concourse or infield and make your wager. Need some help? Consult our expert advice on betting strategy and mechanics and tips for who to bet on in each race.
Social media tips and tricks: The Sun’s social media team put together a complete guide on who to follow and how to keep your own feed in tip-top shape on Saturday.
How to sound knowledgable: Pimlico and the future of Preakness have been in the news recently. Here are some stories to catch you up about the future of the race in Baltimore: