Handicapping the Preakness Stakes can be a formidable task, and the painstaking process of landing on a winner can be daunting.
Analyzing the full field in the Kentucky Derby is like assembling a giant puzzle, sometimes to find that you lost a piece somewhere along the way. The Preakness, with a more compact field and at a shorter distance, requires a different approach from the handicapping process that led me to land on eventual winner Orb in the Derby.
The following slides present a breakdown of the rules I've used to handicap the 138th Preakness Stakes. Through the process of elimination, I settled on my winner. Read on to find out who that horse is!