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Preakness Stakes Results: Shakleford Is Winner, Animal Kingdom Places, Astrology Shows

The unofficial Preakness Stakes 2011 results have Shackleford as the Preakness winner, Animal Kingdom finishing second and placing and Astrology finishing third and showing. 

Shackleford wins after facing medium odds, which means that anyone who bet on the horse will have a decent-sized payout. The horse's line was set at 12/1.

Animal Kingdom, meanwhile, was the clear favorite after winning the 2011 Kentucky Derby, but the horse's odds had dropped over the course of the day. The horse's line was ultimately set at 5-2. 

Astrology shows after facing long odds. The horse's line was set at 15-1, which means anyone who bet on him as a longshot got a nice payout. Dialed In finished fourth after starting with 7-2 odds by the beginning of the race.

Our horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come has two must-read resources for Derby fans: A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.