Creative Minister Preakness Stakes Horse Odds, History & Predictions

Creative Minister odds, history & predictions for the 2022 Preakness Stakes.
Creative Minister odds, history & predictions for the 2022 Preakness Stakes. / Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 Preakness Stakes contenders field has been announced, along with post position and initial morning line odds.

The second leg of the Triple Crown will take place on Saturday, May 21 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Some of the best three-year-old Thoroughbreds will run in the 147th running of the historic race.

Naturally, you can bet on which horse will win the Preakness Stakes at FanDuel Racing. Bet the Preakness Stakes with FanDuel Racing and get a $50 deposit match on your deposit!

Creative Minister Preakness Stakes Odds and Post Position

Creative Minister currently has 10-1 odds to win the Preakness Stakes in 2022. That has him as a favorable pick in the Preakness Stakes, with promising odds to win. Creative Minister drew the 2nd post position for the Preakness Stakes, which should provide good chances of a strong start. 

Creative Minister Horse Trainer and Jockey

Creative Minister is trained by Kenneth G. McPeek. Since opening his own stable in 1985, he has trained over 1,700 winners and his horses have earned more than $95 million in purses through April 2022. Brian J. Hernandez, Jr  will be riding Creative Minister; Hernandez set a career high with 243 victories in 2004 and set a new career best for purse earnings with $8,034,048 in 2012.

Creative Minister Race History

Creative Minister has a career record of 3 starts, 2 wins, and 1 second place finish.. He raced twice earlier in the year, finishing second by a neck in his debut and then taking a maiden race at Keeneland by 1 ½ lengths. Creative Minister comes from a strong lineage by way of his Creative Cause, who won the 2012 San Felipe and came in 3rd place at the Preakness Stakes that same year.

Creative Minister Prediction and Pick

Creative Minister has a very determined trainer looking for his second Preakness Stakes win. With an Equibase Speed Figure of 108, Creative Minister has 10-1 odds and is expected to finish near the top of the Preakness Stakes field. Trainer Ken McPeek has had 6 starters with one third-place finishes and this will be jockey Brian Hernandez Jr.’s fourth Preakness appearance. Take Creative Minister for the Win if you like the 10-1 odds value, but the smarter bet may be to take him in a Win-Place-Show finish or include him in Exacta and Trifecta bets. 

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