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Betting guide for the 143rd Preakness Stakes

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Justify the favorite to win the Preakness (2:11)

ESPN researcher Chris "The Bear" Fallica breaks down the Preakness Stakes field and explains why he likes Justify to win. (2:11)

The second jewel of the Triple Crown is upon us, and while it certainly appears like Justify will be very difficult to beat, there are some different ways to approach betting the race. Here are some thoughts on the race, the field and how to bet it.

Note: All odds courtesy of Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, as of May 17.


The field

Post No. 1: Quip (Rodolphe Brisset/Florent Geroux) -- 18-1