Preakness Stakes News Update (5-7-24)

Pimlico Race Course photo by Stacy Edwards

By Jarrod Horak

Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan walked the shedrow for the third day since his upset victory in the 150th Kentucky Derby on May 4. He will return to the track to train on May 8 for trainer Ken McPeek, and we will know more about his Preakness status in the coming days.

In other Preakness news, Mugatu, stuck on the Kentucky Derby also-eligible list, is a confirmed Preakness starter and Joe Bravo will be his rider.

Preakness Stakes 2024 Hopefuls (as of 5-7-24): Mystik Dan, Just Steel, Muth, Imagination, Tuscan Gold, Seize the Grey, Uncle Heavy, Informed Patriot, Copper Tax, Mugatu.