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Coach Chad Brown’s plan to have Early Voting bypass the Kentucky Derby and level to the 2022 Preakness Stakes proved sensible, because the Gun Runner colt beat favored Epicenter to go 3-for-4 on his profession.
Preakness 2022 race replay
This is a fast have a look at the 2022 Preakness.
Early Voting was the third alternative for the Preakness at 5-1 and was anticipated to be the pacesetter. West Coast runner Armagnac took the early lead across the first flip. He lined the primary a half-mile in 47.44 seconds and 6 furlongs in 1:11.50. Jose Ortiz and Early Voting sat not more than 2 1/2 lengths off the tempo after which took management of the lead from Armagnac (18-1) simply earlier than straightening for residence.
Put up-time favourite Epicenter (6-5) acquired bottlenecked in the beginning however was coming quick on the finish, ending 1 1/4 lengths brief in second. Armagnac light to seventh.
The successful time for 1 3/16 miles on a quick monitor at Pimlico was 1:54.54. Inventive Minister completed third, with filly Secret Oaks in fourth.
Owned by Klaravich Stables, Early Voting paid $13.40 to win.
Listed here are the remainder of the payouts for the Preakness.
|5 Early Voting||$13.40||$4.60||$3.60|
|2 Inventive Minister||$4.20|
|Tremendous Excessive 5, 5-8-2-4-9||$1,303.80|
Preakness 2022 chart
Equibase supplies the official Preakness charts. You possibly can see the Preakness 2022 chart right here.
And here is a have a look at Jose Ortiz and Early Voting getting the blanket of Black-Eyed Susans after the race.
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Early Voting’s profession
Early Voting is a Gun Runner colt out of Amour d’Ete and was bred by Three Chimneys Farm. Klaravich Stables purchased him for $200,000 at Keeneland’s September Yearling sale.
His debuted in a one-mile maiden particular weight at Aqueduct in December, successful by 1 1/2 lengths underneath Ortiz, who has ridden the colt in all 4 of his begins.
Subsequent up was the Withers (G3) in February, additionally at Aqueduct, the place Early Voting led all through and received by 4 1/2 lengths over Un Ojo, who would go on to win the Insurgent Stakes (G2).
Early Voting’s third begin was within the Wooden Memorial (G2), once more at Aqueduct. He led from the begin to the ultimate strides, when he was overtaken by Mo Donegal.
Early Voting won’t run within the Belmont Stakes, with Brown taking a look at a summer time marketing campaign at Saratoga.
Preakness 2022 evaluation
There’s a legitimate argument that Epicenter, who additionally completed second within the Kentucky Derby, ran the very best race within the Preakness. At a minimal, says Reinier Macatangay, an oddly passive experience by Joel Rosario and subsequent unhealthy journey price the Steve Asmussen trainee his likelihood to win. Learn extra right here.
Matt Shutty agrees that Epicenter had a foul journey – and argues that Secret Oath had an much more devastating journey underneath Luis Saez. Learn extra right here.
And Ron Flatter appears to be like at why pari-mutuel betting on Preakness 2022 seemed out of whack all day in ways in which led to muttering at Pimlico and kneejerk response on social media. Learn extra right here.
Order of end
Right here is how the nine-horse discipline completed in Preakness 2022: