Tuesday, August 16, 2022

139th Running of the Preakness Saturday

California Chrome Photo courtesy of Church Hill Downs
California Chrome Photo courtesy of Church Hill Downs

This weekend California Chrome will continue his chase for a triple crown with the 2014 running of the Preakness.
On Saturday, three-year old thoroughbred colts will run the Pimlico Race course in Baltimore, Md. This race is the gap- bridger between the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. The winner takes home a purse worth $1.5 million. Post time set for 3:30p.m. CST.
In this139th running of the Preakness, Chrome seeks his sixth major victory and a chance to head into the Belmont as a front-runner for this year’s Triple Crown.
Two competing horses you might want to keep an eye on are General A Rod and Bayern.
–Adam Brown, sports editor of HottyToddy.com

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