Daily Archives: May 21, 2011
Animal Kingdom will not be the first horse in 33 years to win the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, as Shackleford went on to win the 2011 Preakness Stakes with a time of 1:56.27. Astrology came in third. For a list of all the results and payouts and the full story, click here.
Affimed, in 1978, was the last triple crown winner.
A few weeks back, Sports List of the Day looked at the top 10 winning times in Kentucky Derby history. Today, take a look at the Preakness’ top 10 winning times.
The Preakness Stakes began in 1873, two years before the Kentucky Derby, but a length of 1 and 3/16 mile was formalized in 1925.
Top 10 Preakness Stakes Winning Times (Since 1925)