A fixture in the horse racing world who has been writing about, talking about and betting on races for years, Demling comes into the Jim Dandy Stakes on a mind-blowing streak: He has called nine of the past 14 Preakness winners. Now Demling has analyzed the Jim Dandy Stakes odds and released where he says each horse will finish. One horse Demling wants no part of: Flameaway is coming off a disappointing sixth-place finish in the Ohio Derby.
In his previous race, he landed in the bottom half of the field in the Kentucky Derby, taking 13th. In fact, the last race Flameaway won was the Sam F. Davis Stakes in February as a long shot. Instead, Demling is extremely high on one of the two biggest long shots based on in-depth analysis of his Saratoga performances.
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A parimutuel system is used in horse racing, which is different from betting on a basketball or football game against a point spread in Las Vegas. ET on May It also means odds aren't fixed at the time of the bet. Here are the post positions and morning line odds for the Preakness field, according to Vegas Insider. The morning line odds will be updated before the race. The only question of Justify will be how quickly it can recover to win another strong race, but here's where the rest as a 2-year-old and nothing but wins as a 3-year-old will give it major boost to bring home an even more comfortable victory at Pimlico.
When Baffert believes so strongly in a horse, he is usually, well, justified. The Derby pull-away was expected and Justify should easily win in the shorter distance.