Preakness Stakes 2023: National Treasure Horse Racing Profile

Written By Brett Gibbons on May 19, 2023
National Treasure

National Treasure is a 2023 Preakness Stakes probable likely with longshot odds. He’s a product of the great and now infamous Bob Baffert, who is re-introduced into the horse racing world following the Kentucky Derby. This colt has plenty of racing experience against top-tier competition, having run in three G1 events already. The Preakness runs Saturday, May 20 from Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore.

Below, we’ll look at everything you need to know to bet this horse in the upcoming Preakness Stakes.

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National Treasure Preakness Stakes Profile

Record: 1-1-2 (5)

Owner: Multiple

Jockey: John Velazquez

Trainer: Bob Baffert

Running Style: Stalker

Last race: Finished 4th in the Santa Anita Derby (G1)

Sire/Dam: Quality Road/Treasure

Post position: 1

Morning line odds: 4-1

National Treasure Past Performances

4/8/23Santa Anita Derby (G1)1 1/8 miles4th
1/8/23Sham (G3)1 mile3rd
11/4/22Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)1 1/16 miles3rd
10/8/22American Pharoah (G1)1 1/16 miles2nd
9/3/22MSW6 1/2 furlongs1st

The Word On National Treasure

May 16: Baffert’s horse will run from Gate 1 and opened with 4-1 odds – third-shortest in the eight-horse field.

May 19: Second favorite First Mission scratches from the Preakness. National Treasure likely to shorten down with the scratch.

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Preakness Stakes Odds 2023

Morning line odds and post draw for the Preakness Stakes can be found below.

Post PositionHorseJockeyOdds
#1National TreasureJohn Velazquez3-1
#2Chase the ChaosSheldon Russell30-1
#3MageJavier Castellano4-5
#4CoffeewithchrisJamie Rodriguez20-1
#5Red Route OneJoel Rosario8-1
#6PerformFergal Lynch12-1
#7Blazing SevensIrad Ortiz Jr.5-1
SCRFirst MissionLuis SaezSCR

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Brett is an avid sports traveler and former Division-I football recruiter for Bowling Green and Texas State. He’s a graduate of BGSU and works as an auditor for Google content curation products. He’s also contributed to Sports Illustrated and Fansided during his young writing career.

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