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Preakness 2012: Post Time, Positions, TV Coverage And More

I'll Have Another guns for the second leg of the Triple Crown on Saturday at the Preakness Stakes.

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 16:  Exercise rider Jonny Garcia takes I'll Have Another over the track in preparation for the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 16: Exercise rider Jonny Garcia takes I'll Have Another over the track in preparation for the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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The second leg of the Triple Crown gets underway on Saturday evening from Baltimore at the 137th Preakness Stakes. Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another is trying to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, but he's facing a strong field of 11 horses, including near wire-to-wire derby winner Bodemeister, who finished runner-up to I'll Have Another.

I'll Have Another is in the ninth post position and Bodemeister is in the sixth position. Here are the complete post positions.

1. Tiger Walk
2. Teeth Of The Dog
3. Pretension
4. Zetterholm
5. Went The Day Well
6. Creative Cause
7. Bodemeister
8. Daddy Nose Best
9. I'll Have Another
10. Optimizer
11. Cozzetti

Post time is at 6:18 p.m. ET. Television coverage of the event can be found nationally on NBC. Early race coverage can be found on NBC Sports Network, starting at 2:30 p.m. ET. The Dixie Stakes kicks off the day's early races leading up to the Preakness Stakes.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.