7:23 p.m.: The Preakness Stakes payouts are in.

Cloud Computing: Win ($28.80), Place ($8.60), Show ($6.00)
Classic Empire: Place ($4.40), Show ($4.00)
Senior Investment: Show ($10:20)

And you can watch the entire race again in the tweet below.

6:56 p.m.: It doesn’t get any closer than this.

6:55 p.m.: And Cloud Computing has won the Preakness Stakes. Always Dreaming faded late, and it looked as though Classic Empire had the win in hand, but a late sure by Cloud Computing was the difference.

6:53 p.m.: Always Dreaming and Classic Empire are locked in a close one.

6:52 p.m.: And they’re off!

6:35 p.m.: The jockeys are getting ready.

6:20 p.m.: The stars are starting to show up at Pimlico.

5:15 p.m.: Things are getting fun (and a bit weird) in Baltimore.

5 p.m.: Here are the latest odds:

Oh, and it’s time to get to a TV or live stream.

4:30 p.m. ET: Howdy, horse racing fans. It’s finally time for the second leg of the Triple Crown — the Preakness Stakes.

Always Dreaming is the headliner at Pimlico after winning the Kentucky Derby. He will start in the fourth post position, which is considered a pretty favorable draw.

The sportsbooks have Always Dreaming pegged as the favorite in Baltimore at -125, followed by Classic Empire at +300.

You can check out all the latest odds below, via our friends at OddsShark.com.


The actual race is scheduled to happen around 6:45 p.m. ET, so keep it here before, during and after for a look at everything going on at Pimlico.

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