The field has been set for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes. On Saturday, Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome will face nine rivals as he attempts to become one step closer to winning horse racing's most coveted prize: the Triple Crown.
With a field half the size of the Kentucky Derby, a poor post position is not as much of a deal-breaker as it was in Louisville. But, every advantage counts, and post position can play a factor in the success of a contender.
Here is a look at each contender in the order they will break from the gate, with odds courtesy of the Daily Racing Form.