Preakness Stakes Results 2022: Early Voting cast as victor

The 147th running of the Preakness Stakes is complete ... and it was Seth Klarman (owner), Chad Brown (trainer), and Jose Ortiz (jockey) that won ... See the details below ...
The 147th running of the Preakness Stakes is complete ... and it was Seth Klarman (owner), Chad Brown (trainer), and Jose Ortiz (jockey) that won ... See the details below ...

$150 Deposit Match

Enter code 150Match to activate your $150 First Deposit Match Bonus. $150 bonus if your initial deposit is $150 and you bet a minimum of $150 in the first 30 days. 

Tvg Sitetakeover 992x300

With temperatures exceeding 90 degrees all-day, the 147th running of the 2nd jewel in the Triple Crown went-off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon. As the field was loading ... with 8 colts and 1 filly ... it was Steve Asmussen's Epicenter #8 that garnered favoritism at odds of 7/5. HOF trainer D. Wayne Lukas' Secret Oath #4, a female runner who won the Kentucky Oaks (G1), served as the 2nd choice at odds of 9/2.

When the bell sounded, it was Sean McCarthy's Arnagnac #7 (18/1), a former member of both Bob Baffert and Tim Yakteen's stables, who immediately raced to the lead. Extremely "keyed-up" during the trip to the turf course to be saddled, and in the post parade, he was jazzed. It was thought that Epicenter #8 could be either forwardly-placed, or jockey Joel Rosario could take the runner-up in the Kentucky Derby back, if needed. Both he and Lukas' Secret Oath #4 were squeezed after the start by Doug O'Neill's Happy Jack #6. The filly was pushed to the rear.

As for the rest of the field, it was Chad Brown's Early Voting #5 (5/1), ridden by Jose Ortiz, that was tracking the leader from just off-the-speed. Then came Saffie Joseph's Simplification #1 (8/1), that was looking to strike, when the time was right. Arnagnac #7 was hustled along by Irad Ortiz, and down the backstretch it looked as though he was trying to inch away. That did not last, as a bevy of runners were trying to make their moves. It was apparent that Epicenter #8 would get caught down on the rail, hoping for an opening, while Secret Oath #4 would have to cut to the 4, or even the 5-path, if Luis Saez wanted to have a shot. As the top of the lane arrived, it was Arnagnac #4 who out of gas, and Early Voting #5, who was full of run, was ready to take over the lead. Down the stretch, Ortiz urged his mount on, and he had more than enough fire to get the job done. Rosario (on the rail) and Saez (outside) were going to be competing for the minors. Early Voting #5 ... he won ... by a length and a quarter.

Crossing the wire 1st, the celebrations began for the Klaravich connections. The red-lettered "KS" of Seth Klarman's Stable continues to set marks across the sport, but it has been 5 years since they celebrated a Preakness victory with Cloud Computing. Klarman himself comes from Baltimore, and the expression on his face after the race told the story. Rounding out those minors, it was Epicenter #8, who once again was 2nd in a Triple Crown race; Kenny McPeek's Creative Minister #2 that rallied for 3rd; and finally, Secret Oath #4 ended up 4th ... what a Preakness Stakes ... now, the scene shifts to Elmont, New York because in 3 weeks it is the Belmont Stakes.

WPS Pool Total: $24,109,927, and here are the Payouts ...

Results       Horse - Win / Place / Show
1st Early Voting #5 ... $13.40 / $4.60 / $3.60
2nd Epicenter #8 ... $2.80 / $2.40
3rd Creative Minister #2 ... $4.20

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

** BE SURE TO JOIN US EVERY STEP OF THE WAY, AS WE FOLLOW THE TRIPLE CROWN TRAIL TO ITS CONCLUSION ...

Horseracing.net/us is your stop for all the news and action ... Follow us on Twitter @Horseracing_USA !!!

Preakness Stakes 2022 Post Positions & Morning Line Odds
  • Post Position
  • Horse
  • Morning Line Odds

Post Position

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
  • #4
  • #5
  • #6
  • #7
  • #8
  • #9

Horse

  • Simplification
  • Creative Minister
  • Fenwick
  • Secret Oath
  • Early Voting
  • Happy Jack
  • Armagnac
  • Epicenter
  • Skippylongstocking

Morning Line Odds

  • 6/1
  • 10/1
  • 50/1
  • 9/2
  • 7/2
  • 30/1
  • 12/1
  • 6/5
  • 20/1

Lone Star Park - Lake Pick 4 Insurance

Opt-in and every Sunday in May we’ll refund your first bet on the late Pick 4 up to $25 when your ticket has winners in three legs and loses in only one. T&Cs apply.

Advert Disclaimer
Horseracing.net is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Horseracing.net accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.

$200 Risk Free Wager

Place your first single bet on any race and get up to $200 back as wagering credit if your horse doesn’t win. T&Cs apply,21+
$200 Sign-Up Bonus
New Customers Only,T&Cs apply,21 +
Bet $25 Get $25 Free Bet Offer
New Customers Only,21+. T&Cs apply
$300 Deposit Match Bonus
T&Cs apply,21+,State Restrictions,use code 250MATCH for $250 matched deposit bonus