Preakness Stakes 2024: Muth Horse Racing Profile

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Written By Brett Gibbons | Last Updated
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May 15 update: Muth withdrew from the Preakness Stakes. He opened a 8-5 favorite on the morning line, but will no longer run.

Few Preakness horses carry the intrigue Muth does. The Bob Baffert-trained horse closed as the favorite in futures pool No. 2 in Preakness Stakes odds and likely would have been among the favorites in the Kentucky Derby. The Churchill Downs ban of Baffert entries was extended through 2024, and Muth sat the race out. But Pimlico Race Course doesn’t share that ban, and the colt is ready to show out in the second Triple Crown race.

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Muth Horse Racing Profile

Record: 4-2-0 (6)

Owner: Zedan Racing Stables

Jockey: Juan Hernandez

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Color: Bay

Running Style: Frontrunner

Last race: Won Arkansas Derby (G1)

Sire/Dam: Good Magic/Hoppa

Post position: 4

Morning line odds: 8-5

Muth Horse Racing Past Performances

DateRaceLengthBeyer Speed FigureFinish
3/30/24Arkansas Derby (G1)1 1/8 miles981st
1/6/24San Vicente (G2)7 furlongs911st
11/3/23Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)1 1/16 miles952nd
10/7/23American Pharoah (G1)1 1/16 miles911st
8/13/23Best Pal (G3)6 furlongs932nd
6/18/23MSW5 furlongs871st

The Word On Muth

Mar. 30: Jumped out to the front and never fell behind it at the Arkansas Derby. Pulled away in the final quarter mile, winning the race by three lengths. In the field included Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan and Derby runner Just Steel.

Apr. 25: Closed a 3-1 favorite in the Preakness Futures Pool No. 2.

May 4: Did not run in the Kentucky Derby due to a year extension to Baffert’s Churchill Downs suspension.

May 10: Worked 6 Furlongs in 1:11.80 alongside Imagination.

May 13: Opened a 8-5 favorite on the morning line odds, running out of Post 4.

May 15: Withdrew from the Preakness field after “spiking a temperature.”

Preakness Stakes Odds 2024

Find Preakness Stakes morning line odds below. Unlike fixed-odds betting, odds for the Preakness Stakes will continue to move until post time, even if you place your bet today. Most odds movement occurs the day of and minutes before post.

Post PositionHorseMorning-Line OddsTrainerJockey
1.Mugatu20-1Jeff EnglerJoe Bravo
2.Uncle Heavy20-1Butch Reid Jr.Irad Ortiz Jr.
3.Catching Freedom6-1Brad CoxFlavien Prat
4.MuthSCRBob BaffertJuan Hernandez
5.Mystik Dan5-2Kenny McPeekBrian Hernandez Jr.
6.Seize the Gray15-1D. Wayne LukasJaime Torres
7. Just Steel15-1D. Wayne LukasJoel Rosario
8.Tuscan Gold8-1Chad BrownTyler Gaffalione
9.Imagination6-1Bob BaffertFrankie Dettori

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