Dialed In comes into the 2011 Preakness Stakes with betting odds of 9-2 after a disappointing 8th place finish as the 4-1 favorite at the Kentucky Derby. Due to winning the Grade 1 Florida Derby and Grade 3 Holy Bull, Dialed In can cash in a $5.5 million bonus by winning the Preakness. The 136th running of the Preakness takes place this Saturday at Pimlico in Baltimore, Maryland. Television coverage begins on NBC at 4:30 ET with a post time of 6:18 ET.The key to Dialed In having a chance to win the Preakness Stakes will be the tone of the race. In each of his wins he had a fast pace and despite finishing 8th at the Kentucky Derby, Dialed In managed to blow past 11 of 18 horses in the final half mile with amazing times (fourth quarter of 23.10 and a fifth quarter of 23.76). In the end, whether you back Dialed In to win this race comes down to handicapping the projected pace. If you break down the Derby on the final half-mile fractions, Dialed In had the best times of the entire field. Many horse racing experts feel that in almost any Derby year, Dialed In would have ended up in the money and according to his trainer Nick Zito, "It was a very unusual race. He ran great in defeat. Let’s sum it up this way – it was the best eighth-place finish in the history of the Kentucky Derby. Right or wrong?” We agree with Zito and think Dialed In will cash this Saturday and make a strong run at winning the Preakness Stakes 2011. Comment below: Will the Kentucky Derby favorite Dialed In rebound and avenge his disappointing 8th place finish at the Preakness?Related content:
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