2011 Preakness Stakes Odds: The 5 Silliest Bets You Can Place

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2011 Preakness Stakes Odds: The 5 Silliest Bets You Can Place
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While the Kentucky Derby draws most of the gambling attention, the Preakness always provides value. The Derby winner, in this case Animal Kingdom, is always bet more heavily than he should be, giving the opportunity for a nice payoff if you can beat him.

If you are trying to make a smart, intelligent bet, this article is not for you. This is for people who just want to have a little fun.

I've come up with five bets worth placing, one for each of five different kind of gamblers, from long shots to exactas to a nice, cool safety bet.

As for me? Well, I've included a sixth slide where I'll tell you exactly what I'm betting.

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