Preakness 2024 Update (5-8-24)

Triple Crown winner Justify is a leading sire at Ashford Stud.
Bob Baffert has two Preakness 2024 hopefuls (Photo by Stacy Edwards)

By Jarrod Horak

Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan galloped a mile and an eighth in his first day at the track since winning the Derby on the first Saturday in May. He will return to the track to train on May 9 for Ken McPeek, and his Preakness status should come into clear focus this coming weekend. 

In other Preakness news, Uncle Heavy is a confirmed Preakness starter. The Grade 3 Withers hero was last seen finishing a wide 5th in the Wood Memorial (G2).

Preakness 2024 probables (as of 5-8-24): Mystik Dan, Just Steel, Muth, Imagination, Seize the Grey, Uncle Heavy, Copper Tax, Mugatu