May 18, 2024

2020 Preakness Stakes field and M/L odds

Pimlico, home of the Preakness Stakes (Vance Hanson photo)

A delayed Preakness Stakes presents an unprecedented moment in racing history with a more seasoned field of runners that boast of prior experience and a small field of new shooters arriving to challenge the Triple Crown trail veterans.

Below, please find each horse and their designated post position in the starting gate. Plus the contender’s trainer, morning line odds and jockey assignment.


1. Excession   Steve Asmussen   Sheldon Russell   30-1
2. Mr. Big News   Bret Calhoun   Gabriel Saez   12-1
3. Art Collector   Tommy Drury   Brian Hernandez Jr.   5-2
4. Swiss Skdiver   Kenny McPeek   Robby Albarado   6-1
5. Thousand Words   Bob Baffert   Florent Geroux   6-1
6. Jesus’ Team   Jose d’Angelo   Jevian Toledo   30-1
7. Ny Traffic   Saffie Joseph Jr.   Horacio Karamanos   15-1
8. Max Player   Steve Asmussen   Paco Lopez   15-1
9. Authentic   Bob Baffert   John Velazquez   9-5
10. Pneumatic   Steve Asmussen   Joe Bravo   20-1
11. Liveyourbeastlive   Jorge Abreu   Trevor McCarthy   30-1