| Mr. Big News, 4 Other
For 2020 Preakness Stakes Picks
|Popularly known as
The Run For The Black-Eyed Susans, the Preakness Stakes this year
will start on October 3, 2020. The race will happen at Pimlico Park in
Baltimore, Maryland. Also, the Preakness Stakes will serve as the concluding
event of the U.S. Triple Crown Series this year, which also has the shortest
As the Preakness Stakes take the last leg of the Triple
Crown show, the horses who competed in the first two segments, which are the
Belmont Stakes and the Derby, will surely participate. Tiz the Law, the Belmont
winner is running for the Derby, and if he makes it, he will work out for the
Preakness, and a Triple Crown winner might emerge this season.
other horses have shown their interest running for the Preakness Stakes by
October, some colts are hustling hard to become one of the entrants. Thus, here
are five additional horses who expressed their bid to joust in the
2020 Preakness Stakes
Mr. Big News is a Kentucky Derby hopeful, who might also
continue his journey to the Preakness Stakes by October. This three-year-old
colt is trained by W. Bret Calhoun and ridden by Mitchell Murrill. Also, he is
bred by Don Alberto Corporation, who made seven horse racing starts since
In 2019, Mr. Big News participated in four Maiden Special Weight
races but failed to win. However, on January 20, 2020, he was able to make it
and participated in his first stakes races. He saddled up during the Risen Star
Stakes and won 5th place. Last April 11, 2020, he jousted in the Oaklawn Stakes
and won the title, but only ended in 6th place during the Blue Grass Stakes
last July 11, 2020.
Completing at least six racing starts since birth, Man In
The Can is also eyeing to participate in the Run For The Black-Susans. This
colt is ridden by Tyler Gaffalione and trained by Ron Moquett. Aside from that,
he is bred by JRita Young Thoroughbreds LLC and owned by LaPenta, Robert
Looking into his racing achievements, Man In The Can participated in
the Maiden Special Weight last December 4, 2019, and immediately won 1st place.
After that, he participated in the Rainbow Stakes and won the title. He then
headed to compete in the Arkansas Derby, where he again garnered the title.
However, he only got 13th place in the Blue Grass Stakes.
to look forward to in the 2020 Preakness Stakes in Cezanne. He is a sire by
Curlin, who will represent Smith Derrick, Tabor, Michael B., Mrs. John,
Magnier, and St. Elias Stable. Besides, Cezanne is trained by Bob Baffert and
ridden by Flavien Prat, who was known as one of the best trainers and jockeys
in the U.S. Triple Crown show.
Cezanne has only completed two racing
games this year, which are both the Maiden Special Weight and Allowance
Optional Claiming. He will vie for the Kentucky Derby this September, which
will serve as his first stakes racing event. After that, he might continue his
journey to the Preakness Stakes with high hopes to earn the title.
Collector also expresses his bid in joining for the upcoming Preakness Stakes.
Like the horses above, he will try first in the Derby then head on Pimlico
Park. This three-year-old racehorse is trained by Thomas Drury, Jr. and ridden
by Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. Apart from that, Art Collector is bred and owned
by W. Bruce Lunsford.
When it comes to his horse racing experience, Art
Collector has saddled up in the Maiden Special Weight since last year. He was
the 7th placer during the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes held last October 6, 2020, at
Kneeland. After that, he contended last July 11, 2020, during the Blue Grass
Stakes and was hailed as the race winner.
Candy Rices sire Money Moves
doesnt want to get left behind in this years Triple Crown Series
and bids joining the Preakness Stakes. He is Todd Pletchers entry and
ridden by Rider TBA. Also, Money Moves is bred by Whitehall Lane Farm and owned
by BortolaZzo Stable LLC, Robert V., and LaPenta.
Like Cezanne, Money
Moves is also looking for his first stakes races achievement. He has only
competed in Maiden Special Weight and Allowance Optional Claiming last March.
Today, he will be part of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness line-up, hoping
to earn both of these prestigious horse racing titles.
Stakes starts in the next three months serving as the final show of the Triple
Crown Series. It will be an exciting event as the fans can see the strongest
colts vying for the Preakness title and the Triple Crown trophy. Dont
forget to watch this horse racing tournament and see the five horses above
taking a chance to have their biggest stakes races accomplishments in their