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Who Won the 2024 Preakness Stakes? Seize the Grey Beats Derby Winner Mystik Dan

Gabby Robles
Gabby Robles
Who Won the 2024 Preakness Stakes? Seize the Grey Beats Derby Winner Mystik Dan

The 149th Preakness Stakes ended as Seize the Grey maintained the lead, ahead of Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan, to secure first place. This win from Seize the Grey, which took place on May 18th at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, delivered trainer D. Wayne Lukas his seventh Preakness win.

Read on for the full list of the 2024 Preakness finishers—including horse owner and jockey earnings, plus betting payouts according to FanDuel Racing.

Who Won the 2024 Preakness Stakes?

Seize the Grey won the 149th Preakness Stakes, after leading the group for the majority of the race. Mystik Dan and Catching Freedom trailed closely behind, securing second and third place finishes, respectively.

What Was the Finishing Order of the 2024 Preakness?

Here is the full finishing order of the eight horses that competed in the 149th Preakness Stakes:

  1. Seize the Grey
  2. Mystik Dan
  3. Catching Freedom
  4. Tuscan Gold
  5. Just Steel
  6. Uncle Heavy
  7. Imagination
  8. Mugatu
  9. Muth (SCR)

How Much Money Did Seize the Grey Win?

With the win, Seize the Grey has earned around $1.2 million of the Preakness purse. This is an estimate as the winner typically receives 60% of the total purse, which was around $2 million this year.

Trainers and jockeys typically receive 10% of winnings apiece, while the owner(s) of the horse will split the majority of the payout.

How Much Do All Preakness Winning Horses Make?

Based on historical trends, the winner payouts would be approximately:

  1. Seize the Grey - $1.2 million
  2. Mystik Dan - $400,000
  3. Catching Freedom - $220,000
  4. Tuscan Gold - $120,000
  5. Just Steel - $60,000

About Seize the Grey

Prior to the Preakness Stakes, Seize the Grey had placed first in the Pat Day Mile on the Kentucky Derby undercard on May 4, 2024 at Churchill Downs.

Seize the Grey is trained by D. Wayne Lukas, who is now the oldest trainer to win the Triple Crown at 88 years old. Lukas has won the Kentucky Derby four times, the Preakness Stakes seven times, and the Belmont Stakes four times.

This victory was the first graded stakes win for 25-year-old jockey Jaime Torres, who decided to pursue horse racing less than five years ago.

How Fast Did Seize the Grey Run the Preakness Stakes?

Seize the Grey covered the 1 3/16-mile course in 1:56.82.

Kentucky Derby Betting

According to FanDuel Racing, a $2 wager on Seize the Grey paid out:

  • Win: $21.60
  • Place: $8.40
  • Show: $4.40

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