Preakness Stakes 2023: Post Positions, Jockeys & Betting Odds

Baltimore, MD 04-15-2023 Sign advertising the 148th Preakness Stakes


The 2023 Preakness Stakes is set to take place on Saturday, May 20, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. It marks the 148th running of the “The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans.” It is the second jewel of the Triple Crown.

Ahead of this weekend’s race, the post positions were drawn with Kentucky Derby winner Mage opening as an 8-5 favorite. Mage will start the race from the No. 3 position.

The second-favorite is Brad Cox’s First Mission at 5-2. The horse, ridden by Luis Saez, will start from the No. 8 spot. Bob Baffert, meanwhile, will return to the Preakness after being banned from attending last year, with his horse National Treasure (4-1) at the No. 1 position.

Coverage from the Preakness Stakes will air live on NBC from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET, with streaming availability on Peacock.

A full look at the post positions and odds can be seen below.

2023 Preakness Stakes Post Positions, Trainer, Jockeys & Odds

1. National Treasure (4-1)
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Jockey: John Velazquez

2. Chase the Chaos (50-1)
Trainer: Ed Moger, Jr.
Jockey: Sheldon Russell

3. Mage (8-5)
Trainer: Gustavo Delgado
Jockey: Javier Castellano

4. Coffeewithchris (20-1)
Trainer: John Salzman, Jr.
Jockey: Jamie Rodriguez

5. Red Route One (10-1)
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
Jockey: Joel Rosario

6. Perform (15-1)
Trainer: Claude McGaughey III
Jockey: Feargal Lynch

7. Blazing Sevens (6-1)
Trainer: Chad Brown
Jockey: Irad Oritz Jr.

8. First Mission (5-2)
Trainer: Brad Cox
Jockey: Luis Saez

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