Bodemeister: What Experts Are Saying About the Preakness 2012 Contender

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Bodemeister: What Experts Are Saying About the Preakness 2012 Contender
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When the 137th edition of the Preakness Stakes is run Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, all eyes will be certainly be focused on Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another, as the colt attempts to win the second leg of thoroughbred racing's famed Triple Crown.

However, it's not I'll Have Another that will be the favorite when the starting gates open.

Derby runner-up Bodemeister, who set a blistering early pace at Churchill Downs before fading late and allowing I'll Have Another to charge past him into horse racing history, has been installed as an 3-2 favorite by oddsmakers, according to Bovada.

Here's a race-day wrap-up of what some experts from around the country think of Bodemeister's chances of making the Belmont Stakes a lot less interesting for casual sports fans.

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