Bob Baffert Preakness 2015 American Pharoah Draws Post No 1 For Preakness Stakes
After Baffert walked them around the stakes barn, they settled down in stalls 29 and 30. Traditionally, the Derby winner is housed in stall No. 40. If American Pharoah wins the Preakness, it would set up trainer Bob Baffert for an unprecedented fourth Triple Crown try. AP Photo/Garry Jones. Baffert had his reasons.
Baffert has 10 wins in Triple Crown races, and none started from the rail. Two weeks ago at the Derby draw, Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth after waiting until near the end of the draw before avoiding the No. 1 post for American Pharoah and having him draw No. 18. Dortmund wound up in the No. 8 gate.
American Pharoah is the 4-5 favorite for the Preakness Stakes with his stable mate, Dortmund, 7-2 in the morning line.
American Pharoah draws post No. 1 ... "I never like the 1 hole," trainer Bob Baffert, who has won the Preakness ... 2015 after his two Preakness Stakes ...
M.H.: Owned by Ahmed Zayat until Wednesday, when he was sold to Calumet Farm, he is now a rival of Zayat’s American Pharoah. Lukas has won the Preakness six times, but this colt has won only once in 13 starts.
While the middle stretch of the Triple Crown is a tad weaker than anticipated, it's clear the 2015 Preakness Stakes will still be quite the entertaining affair after Wednesday's post-positions draw...
Horse Racing: Preakness-Workouts May 13, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Horse trainer Bob Baffert walks American Pharoah off of a transport trailer into the Preakness Barn after arriving for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
It had to be one of those what-are-the-odds moments for trainer Bob Baffert, and we're not talking about the fact that Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah was set as a 4-5 morning line favorite for the 140th running of the Preakness on Saturday at Old Hilltop. Baffert, who said before Wednesday's race draw that he is always "post-position sensitive," ended up with both Pharoah and third-place Derby finisher Dortmund stacked 1-2 on the rail.
Trainer Bob Baffert is looking for his sixth Preakness win with American Pharoah and Dortmund, who drew the No. 2 post. Third in the Derby, Dortmund was the 7-2 second choice. Derby runner-up Firing Line leaves from the outside No. 8 spot and is the third choice at 4-1.
2015 Preakness Stakes. ... Post Time Odds Stakes; 1: 0: 1: American Pharoah: Espinoza, Victor Victor Espinoza: Baffert, Bob Bob Baffert: Zayat Stables, LLC
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