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Always Dreaming Heavily Favored in Early Preakness Wagering

Coming in second in advance betting was Arkansas Derby winner Classic Empire

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    Todd Pletcher, trainer for Always Dreaming, talks about the Kentucky Derby winner's mechanics and how he expects the three-year-old to bounce back for Saturday's Preakness Stakes.

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend's Preakness.

    The 4-5 favorite on the morning line, Always Dreaming opened at 1-5 when advance betting began Friday afternoon.

    Arkansas Derby winner Classic Empire was second at 5-1.

    The other eight horses were in double digits, with Gunnevera the third choice at 14-1.

    Odds will fluctuate up to the start of the race, scheduled for 6:48 p.m. Saturday.