What Time & Channel Is the Preakness on Today?

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The Preakness takes place today in Baltimore. (Getty)

After the excitement of Churchill Downs, the top horses move on to Baltimore for the 2016 Preakness Stakes. The race has a slated start time of 6:45 p.m. Eastern on NBC. Nyquist will look to continue his hot streak and attempt to win the second leg of the Triple Crown.

Here’s all the details for the 2016 Preakness Stakes.

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016

Time: 6:45 p.m. Eastern

Location: Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland

TV Channel: NBC

Radio: Westwood One will have live coverage of the Preakness. Click here for a live radio stream of the event. Click here to find the affiliate station near you.

Odds: Nyquist enters the race as a 4/7 favorite. (Odds are courtesy of OddsShark and subject to change.)

Live Stream: NBC Live Sports Extra will have a live stream of the event. You will need a cable or satellite login to access the NBC Sports Extra live stream. Click here for full details on how to access the stream.

Race Preview: Nyquist will look to continue his win streak at the Preakness. The race marks the second leg of the Triple Crown. If Nyquist wins, he will have an opportunity to follow in American Pharoah’s footsteps at the Belmont and make back-to-back Triple Crown winners.

Outside of Nyquist, Exaggerator has the best odds to win the Preakness. Exaggerator will look to finally break his losing streak against Nyquist.

Stradivari will get his first shot at challenging Nyquist. He has performed well in his previous races but brings a small resume to Baltimore.

Read more about the Preakness Stakes in Spanish at AhoraMismo.com: