Derby winner gets Post 3 in second leg of Triple Crown

Derby winner gets Post 3 in second leg of Triple Crown

Derby winner gets Post 3 in second leg of Triple Crown

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by William Teague

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 14 at 7:14 PM

BALTIMORE, Md. (WHAS11)-- The field for the second leg of the Triple Crown is set, as the Kentucky Derby winner looks to add to his winning streak.

On Wednesday, the ten horses found out their post positions for the 139th Preakness Stakes. The favorite and winner of the 140th Kentucky Derby, California Chrome, will start in the third post.

He will face two opponents from the Derby, Ride on Curlin, the Louisville horse, who will exit out of the tenth post, and General A Rod, who finished 11th in the Run for the Roses, who will exit from post two.

Ria Antonia, who ran in the 140th Kentucky Oaks, will be the first horse to face the boys in the Preakness Stakes since 2009, when Rachel Alexandra won it. She will exit from post six.

Below is the entire field for the 139th Preakness Stakes:

  1. Dynamic Impact
  2. General A Rod
  3. California Chrome
  4. Ring Weekend
  5. Bayern
  6. Ria Antonia
  7. Kid Cruz
  8. Social Inclusion
  9. Pablo Del Monte
  10. Ride on Curlin

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