Simplification Preakness Stakes Horse Odds, History & Predictions

Simplification odds, history & predictions for the 2022 Preakness Stakes.
Simplification 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 begin their journey to make history as the 147th winner of the second most exciting .

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!

Simplification Preakness Stakes Odds and Post Position

Simplification currently has 6-1 odds to win the Preakness Stakes in 2022. That has him as the fourth favorite in the Preakness Stakes, putting him in the middle of the pack. Simplification drew the 1st post position for the Preakness Stakes. 

Simplification Horse Trainer and Jockey

The Florida-bred Simplification is trained by Antonio Sano. Sano was the winningest trainer in Venezuelan history before moving to South Florida. He previously trained Gunnevera, who finished 5th in the 2017 Preakness Stakes. John R. Velazquez will be riding Simplification. 

Simplification Race History

Simplification enters the Preakness Stakes after a 4th place finish in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Simplification’s overall  career record also includes a 3rd place finish in the Florida Derby and winning the 2022 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park. Simplification comes from a lineage of his Sire Not This Time, who finished 2nd in the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. 

Simplification Preakness Prediction and Pick

Simplification is a 6-1 odds favorite and may be a good pick to finish at the top of the Preakness Stakes field. He finished 4th in the Kentucky Derby, and Epicenter is the only horse that finished above him that is returning in the Preakness. Take a gamble on Simplification as a Win bet or include him in Exacta, Trifecta and Superfecta bets.

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