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2008 Preakness Stakes

The 2008 Preakness Stakes was the 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes. The race took place in front of 112,222 fans on May 17, 2008. at 6:15 p.m. EDT and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network.

Big Brown, the 1-5 favorite, was the winner by 5¼ lengths.


Post Horse Win Place Show
7 Big Brown

$ 2.40



1 Macho Again



3 Icabad Crane


  • $2 Exacta (7-1) Paid $36.60


Finished Time/
Post Horse Jockey Trainer Owner Odds Previous Race
2 5 ¼ 1 Macho Again Julien R. Leparoux Dallas Stewart West Point Thoroughbreds 40-1 1st - 04/26/2008
Derby Trial - Churchill Downs
9 17 ½ 2 Tres Borrachos Tyler Baze C. Beau Greely C. Beau Greely, John J. Greely, IV & Phil Houchens 43-1
3 5 ¾ 3 Icabad Crane Jeremy Rose H. Graham Motion Earle I. Mack 22-1 1st 4/19/2008 Federico Tesio Stakes - Pimlico Race Course
10 18 ¾ 4 Yankee Bravo Alex O. Solis Patrick Gallagher Bienstock & Winner Stables & Richard Duggan 24-1
Scr Scr 5 Behindatthebar N/A Todd Pletcher Padua Stables, Michael Shustek and Don Stanley Scr
4 6 ½ 6 Racecar Rhapsody Robby Albarado Kenneth G. McPeek Jerry Carroll, Stan Kaplan, Ronald Plattner & Mark Guilfoyle 25-1
1 -1:54.80 7 Big Brown Kent J. Desormeaux Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. IEAH Stables & Paul Pompa, Jr. 1-5 1st - 05/03/2008
Kentucky Derby (GI) - Churchill Downs
6 14 ½ 8 Kentucky Bear Jamie Theriot Reade Baker Bear Stables LTD 14-1
5 10 ¾ 9 Stevil John R. Velazquez Nicholas P. Zito Robert V. LaPenta 41-1
12 26 ¼ 10 Riley Tucker Edgar S. Prado William I. Mott Zayat Stables LLC 36-1
8 15 ¾ 11 Giant Moon Ramon A. Dominguez Richard E. Schosberg Albert Fried, Jr. 37-1
11 26 12 Gayego Mike E. Smith Paulo Lobo Cubanacan Stables 9-1
7 15 13 Hey Byrn Charles C. Lopez Edward Plesa, Jr. Beatrice Oxenberg 34-1

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