Preakness analysis 2013

ORB Trainer: Shug McGaughey Jockey: Joel Rosario Last

Trainer: Shug McGaughey
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Last three: 1-1-1
Post: 1
Odds: Even
They'll have to beat him to get the Woodlawn Vase, and that seems most unlikely. Dominated the Kentucky Derby and appears to have more left in the tank. He's won five in a row, the last three graded stakes, and keeps getting better. He even won off a 14-day layoff last fall, lessening concerns about the two-week turnaround. One Las Vegas site set his odds at 3-1 to be the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. A brilliant work Monday at Belmont Park, with the last quarter-mile in a snappy 23.12 seconds, should set him up perfectly. The strong vibe is that he'll be returning to Elmont with a chance for immortality. | (Credit: AP)

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Newsday's Ed McNamara shares his horse-by-horse analysis for the 2013 Preakness at Pimlico Race Course.

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