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The 2013 Preakness Stakes was the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes. The race was held on May 18, 2013, and was televised on NBC. The race was won by Oxbow.The attendence for the race was 117,203.


Payout[]

The 138th Preakness Payout Schedule

138th Preakness Stakes
Location Pimilco Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Date May 18, 2013
Winning horse

Oxbow

Winning jockey Gary Stevens
Conditions Overcast, windy

Program Number

Horse Name Win Place Show
6 Oxbow $32.80 $12.00 $6.80
9 Itsmyluckyday --- $7.80 $5.00
5 Mylute --- ---

$5.20








  • $2 Exacta: 6-9 - $301.40
  • $2 Trifecta: 6-9-5 - $2,061.60
  • $1 Superfecta: 6-9-5-1 - $1,817.80

Field[]

2013 Kentucky Derby winner, Orb, as expected, entered the Preakness. It was announced on May 6 that Vyjack and Normandy Invasion would also be starting in the race; but later, connections withdrew their nominations.. Other Derby starters confirmed for the Preakness were Goldencents (17th) and the D. Wayne Lukas trained duo of Oxbow (6th) and Will Take Charge (8th). Horses that did not start in the Derby and were nominated included Illinois Derby winner Departing, Sunland Derby winner Governor Charlie, and Titletown Five.

Nine three-year-olds were entered into the 2013 Preakness Stakes: The Preakness post position draw were held at the International Pavilion in the Pimlico Infield at 6 p.m. on May 15, and was broadcast live on HRTV using a blind draw. After the draw, Orb was installed as the even money favorite securing the rail.

Race[]

Oxbow went into the early lead and won by 1-3/4 lengths over Itsmyluckyday. With a final time of 1:57.54, it was the slowest Preakness win since 1961. Mylute was third, and odds-on favorite Orb never challenged and finished fourth. 

Position Post Horse Jockey Morning Line Odds Final Odds Stakes
1 6 Oxbow Gary Stevens 15-1 15.4 $600,000
2 9 Itsmyluckyday John Velazquez 10-1 8.5 $200,000
3 5 Mylute Rosie Napravnik 5-1 10.9 $110,000
4 1 Orb Joel Rosario 1-1 0.70 $60,000
5 2 Goldencents Kevin Krigger 8-1 9.5 $30,000
6 4 Departing Brian Hernandez, Jr. 6-1 10.2
7 7 Will Take Charge Mike Smith 12-1 11.1
8 8 Governor Charlie Martin Garcia 12-1 9.4
9 3 Titletown Five Julien Leparoux 30-1 22.3

















  • Margins: 1-3/4 lengths - 1/2 length
  • Time: 1:57.54
  • Track: Fast

Records[]

  • Winning jockey Gary Stevens became the oldest jockey at age 50 to win the race.
  • Winning trainer D. Wayne Lukas won his sixth Preakness to move one behind Robert Wyndham Walden for most wins in the Preakness Stakes, and won his fourteenth Triple Crown race.
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