This Saturday, May 20 the Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming aims for the win of the second leg of Triple Crown at the 142nd running of The Preakness Stakes. Always Dreaming leads the field for the Triple Crown’s middle jewel at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
“Always Dreaming faces fellow Derby competitors Lookin At Lee, who finished second in the “Run for the Roses,” Classic Empire, Gunnevera, and Hence, as well as “new shooters” including Cloud Computing. With a win Saturday at the Preakness Stakes, Always Dreaming will head to the Belmont Stakes aiming to succeed 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Belmont Stakes begins Friday, June 9,” from the NBC press release.
Bob Costas hosts The Preakness Stakes coverage including a feature on Always Dreaming trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez. The 142nd Preakness Stakes full coverage from NBC is as follows:
Fri., May 19 3 p.m. Black Eyed Susan Stakes NBCSN
Sat., May 20 2:30 p.m. Preakness Prep NBCSN
Sat., May 20 5 p.m. Preakness Stakes NBC
Photo by: NBCUniversal