Preakness post positions set: Derby winner Mystik Dan will start beside Baffert-trained Muth

Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan and Bob Baffert-trained Muth will enter the starting gates side by side for the 149th running of the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The horses drew post positions four and five respectively in the nine-horse race.
But the bigger news is that for the first time since 2012, the Derby winner was not tabbed as the Preakness favorite. Muth, at 8-5, is the morning line favorite, with Mystik Dan second at 5-2. In 2012, I’ll Have Another was the second choice to Baffert’s Bodemeister. I’ll Have Another, however, went on to win the second leg of the Triple Crown,…

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