Amateur bettors alike will wager on the 2018 Preakness. It’s one of many most-bet horse races of the yr. Eight horses will race from the beginning gates at 6:20 p.m. ET on Saturday and Kentucky Derby winner Justify is the morning line favourite at 1-2 following Wednesday’s put up draw. Behind the Bob Baffert-trained Justify on the Preakness odds board is Good Magic, who’s going off at Three-1. Justify, who will run from the No. 7 put up, is gunning to develop into the primary Triple Crown winner since American Pharoah in 2015 and should win each the Preakness and June’s Belmont Stakes so as to take action.
Before you guess the 143rd Preakness Stakes, you may need to hear what Jody Demling has to say.
A fixture within the horse racing world who has been writing about, speaking about and betting on races for years, Demling comes into the 2018 Preakness on a mind-blowing streak: He has known as eight of the final 13 winners on this Triple Crown race.
He was throughout Big Brown, I will Have Another, California Chrome and American Pharoah on the Preakness after every horse gained the Kentucky Derby.
He additionally knew when the Kentucky Derby winner was ripe to lose within the Preakness. Demling additionally appropriately predicted that Afleet Alex, Curlin, Rachel Alexandra and Looking at Lucky would spoil Triple Crown bids.
Demling is at his finest within the greatest horse races on this planet. He has hit 10 straight Oaks-Derby doubles at Churchill Downs. That means he held a ticket with the winners of each races 10 straight years.
Demling adopted up final yr’s Kentucky Derby win by efficiently calling Cloud Computing as certainly one of his lengthy photographs with an opportunity to win the Preakness. Sure sufficient, Cloud Computer galloped to victory as a 13-1 lengthy shot. Then, he picked Tapwrit to edge Irish War Cry within the Belmont Stakes — which is precisely what occurred, enabling him to money trifecta and superfecta bets for a monster payout.
After hitting the Travers Stakes winner and high two finishers within the Pegasus World Cup, he known as Noble Indy successful the Louisiana Derby over favourite My Boy Jack. He additionally nailed the highest two finishers on the Arkansas Derby and nailed the 1-2 end of Saturday’s Man O’ War Stakes at Belmont Park.
With main sports activities books already taking motion, Demling has launched his Preakness picks and listed the place he believes each horse will end.
We can inform you he is excessive on Quip, who’s listed at 12-1 on the morning line and drew the within put up. His connections have been affected person, skipping the Kentucky Derby so the colt could be contemporary for the 2018 Preakness.
“Quip drew the No. 1 post position and will be near the front soon after they break,” Demling instructed SportsLine.
Quip has the identical possession group as Justify, WinStar Farm, and has three wins in 5 profession begins together with an MSW race at Churchill Downs final September, an allowance race at Keeneland in October, and the Tampa Bay Derby in March. Quip has solely run twice since final October and needs to be contemporary for the Preakness 2018.
Demling is very excessive on a monumental lengthy shot that might internet any backer a colossal windfall. Demling is sharing which horse it’s, alongside together with his whole projected leaderboard, over at SportsLine.
What are Jody Demling’s Preakness picks? And what monumental lengthy shot do you have to soar on? Check out the newest Preakness Stakes odds under, then visit SportsLine to see Demling’s picks for the Preakness.
Good Magic (7-2)
Diamond King (16-1)
Sporting Chance (22-1)
Lone Sailor (25-1)