HALLANDALE BEACH, FL, May 16, 2022 — No Virginia, there will not be a Triple Crown winner this year, but there will be a Preakness.
Kentucky Derby runnerup Epicenter drew post eight of nine entrants and was installed as the 6-5 early line favorite. Second choice Early Voting (7-2) drew post five and Kentucky Oaks winner Secret Oath (9-2) is in slip #4.
The race is Saturday, of course, and the field has been set. Here they are, listed in post-position order with early line odds:
2-Creative Minister 10-1 ( $150,000 supplemental entry)
4-Secret Oath 9-2
5-Early Voting 7-2
6-Happy Jack 30-1 (blinkers on)