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Preakness track expected to be good to fast

Horses race in The 8th Running of The

Horses race in The 8th Running of The Maker's Mark Chick Lang Stakes during the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2017 in Baltimore. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Patrick Smith

BALTIMORE — It was overcast, cloudy and 68 degrees Saturday at 10:30 a.m., first post for Pimlico’s 14-race card.

The main track was listed as muddy after a downpour Friday afternoon and a 45-minute thunderstorm late Friday night.

It was expected to be fast, or at least good, by 6:45 p.m., post time for the 142nd Preakness Stakes.

The turf course was rated good but may have been closer to yielding.

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