Preakness 2015: Entries, Post Positions & Starting Gate


BALTIMORE, MD – MAY 17: The field races into the first turn during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

The 2015 Preakness Stakes post positions have been determined. This year’s race will only feature eight contenders as Stanford, Materiality, Carpe Diem and Competitive Edge were not entered into the field.

Here are the eight horses and their starting post positions:

Post Position: Horse:
1 American Pharoah
2 Dortmund
3 Mr. Z
4 Danzig Moon
5 Tale of Verve
6 Bodhisattva
7 Divining Rod
8 Firiing Line

American Pharoah who started from the outside in the Kentucky Derby will now have the inner-most post-position for the Preakness. His fellow Bob Baffert partner Dortmund will start right next to him in post two. Firing Line who finished 2nd in the Kentucky Derby will start from post-position eight.

The Baltimore Sun gave a unique look at the starting gate at Pimlico before Saturday’s race.

Post time for the 2015 Preakness Stakes is Saturday, May 16th on NBC at 6:24 p.m. Eastern.