While a large field remains likely, the lineup for the 137th
Preakness Stakes underwent some alterations Friday as Kentucky Derby
third-place finisher Dullahan as well as Derby pace factor Trinniberg
were removed from consideration while newcomers Teeth of the Dog and
Zetterholm were added to the mix.
Meanwhile, the connections of Derby ninth-place finisher Hansen are
“leaning against running” in the Preakness, a development that could
leave Bodemeister as the controlling speed in the 1 3/16-mile Preakness
where he is expected to have a rematch with Kentucky Derby winner I’ll
Also expected to run in the Preakness from the Derby are Went the Day
Well, Creative Cause, and Optimizer. New shooters include Hierro, Tiger
Walk, Teeth of the Dog, Pretension, Brimstone Island, Cozzetti,
Zetterholm, and Guyana Star Dweej.