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Preakness Stakes post position draw 2024: Date, time, TV channel, horses for Pimlico Triple Crown race

Expectations for the Preakness Stakes are high after a thrilling photo finish at the Kentucky Derby.

In this year’s “Run for the Roses,” Mystik Dan narrowly defeated Sierra Leone and Forever Young by a nose. Horse racing fans are excited to watch Mystik Dan chase down the Triple Crown at the 149th Preakness Stakes.

After a week of wavering on whether the Derby winner would run the second leg, trainer Kenny McPeek confirmed Saturday that Mystik Dan is in for the Preakness. He will be the horse everyone is watching, but where will he start? 

Find out Monday with the Preakness Stakes post position draw, which will establish the starting gate for each horse before the annual event is held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the 2024 Preakness Stakes post position draw.

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Preakness Stakes post position draw 2024: Date, time

  • Date: Monday, May 13
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. ET

The Preakness Stakes post position draw will occur on Monday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m. ET. The race itself will take place on Saturday, May 18.

Preakness Stakes post position draw 2024: TV channel, live stream

The Preakness Stakes post position draw will not air on a national TV channel, but it will be available to watch on WBAL-TV for viewers in the Baltimore market. It can also be streamed via the WBAL-TV channel on YouTube.

Preakness Stakes tickets 2024

Tickets for the Preakness Stakes are still available on StubHub. You can check out seating charts by clicking on the link below.

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Preakness Stakes horses 2024

The list of participants for the Preakness Stakes has not yet been finalized. The Courier-Journal has offered the names of a few horses that could be lining up at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Catching Freedom*
  • Copper Tax
  • Imagination
  • Just Steel*
  • Mugatu
  • Muth
  • Mytsik Dan*
  • Seize the Grey
  • Tuscan Gold
  • Uncle Heavy

* – Kentucky Derby participant

Full list of Triple Crown winners

A total of 13 horses have won the Triple Crown (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes). Justify became the most recent horse to add his name to the record book, pulling off the impressive feat in 2018.

Here is the full list of Triple Crown winners:

Year Horse
1919 Sir Barton
1930 Gallant Fox
1935 Omaha
1937 War Admiral
1941 Whirlaway
1943 Count Fleet
1946 Assault
1948 Citation
1973 Secretariat
1977 Seattle Slew
1978 Affirmed
2015 American Pharoah
2018 Justify
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