2022 Preakness Stakes Contenders and Odds Announced

David Kaestle
2022 Preakness Stakes odds and contenders.
2022 Preakness Stakes odds and contenders. / Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

After a thrilling Kentucky derby that saw the second-biggest upset in its 148-year history, the horse racing world has turned its attention to the Preakness Stakes in Maryland. What is normally billed as the second leg of the Triple Crown, Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike's owners elected to have the thoroughbred skip the race this year in preparation for the longer and more grueling Belmont Stakes on June 11.

2022 Preakness Stakes Field

Post time for the 2022 Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD is scheduled for 7:01 p.m. ET. Now, the Monday ahead of the race, we have the post positions and odds for Saturday's race.

Let's take a quick look through the field, and the favorites to win the Preakness, ordered by post position.

1. Simplification (5-1)

2. Creative Minister (10-1)

3. Fenwick (50-1)

4. Secret Oath (9-2)

5. Early Voting (7-2)

6. Happy Jack (30-1)

7. Armagnac (12-1)

8. Epicenter (6-5)

9. Skippylongstocking (20-1)

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