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2012 Preakness Odds: Bodemeister Favorite At 8-5, Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another At 5-2

The 2012 Preakness Stakes will be run on Saturday at Pimlico up in Maryland. The current odds have the two top finishers from the Kentucky Derby as the two favorites at the Preakness. Bodemeister, the Kentucky Derby runner up currently is the favorite at 8-5 odds. Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another currently has the second best odds at 5-2.

The rest of the current odds for the Preakness are as follows.

1. Tiger Walk 30-1
2. Teeth of the Dog 15-1
3. Pretension 30-1
4. Zetterholm 20-1
5. Went the Day Well 6-1
6. Creative Cause 6-1
7. Bodemeister 8-5
8. Daddy Nose Best 12-1
9. I'll Have Another 5-2
10. Optimizer 30-1
11. Cozzetti 30-1

Went the Day Well and Creative Cause both have the third best odds in the field with 6-1 odds to win. Daddy Nose Best has the fourth best odds in the field with 12-1 odds.

For more on the Preakness Stakes and the race for the Triple Crown, stay with this StoryStream and check out SB Nation's horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come. There, you'll also find a A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.

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