As the 2012 Preakness approaches, the post positions have been announced. Maryland-based Pretension and Tiger Walk are both looking to make their mark in this year's Preakness. Pretension drew post position No. 3, putting the horse on the inside to start the race.
The other Maryland based horse in the race Tiger Walk, whose stable is owned by Under Armour's Kevin Plank, drew the No. 1 position in the post, giving the horse the rail.
Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another drew the No. 9 spot, placing the colt near the outside.
Here are the rest of the post position draws:
1. Tiger Walk - 30/1
2. Teeth Of The Dog - 15/1
3. Pretension - 30/1
4. Zatterholm - 20/1
5. Went The Day Well - 6/1
6. Creative Cause - 6/1
7. Bodemeister - 8/5 (Morning Line favorite)
8. Daddy Knows Best - 12/1
9. I'll Have Another - 5/2
10. Optimizer - 30/1
11. Cazzetti - 30/1
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