The morning line odds for the 2012 Preakness Stakes were released Tuesday and Kentucky Derby runner-up Bodemeister was listed as the early favorite. The morning line odds are set by the track and will remain the same until the day of the race.
Bodemeister was listed as an 8-5 favorite while Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another was given 5-2 odds. Creative Cause and Went The Day Well both checked in at 6-1, the third best odds. Bodemeister was also the morning line favorite in the Kentucky Derby.
Here are the complete morning line odds.
Tiger Walk 30-1
Teeth Of The Dog 15-1
Went The Day Well 6-1
Creative Cause 6-1
Daddy Knows Best 12-1
I'll Have Another 5-2
The four favorites will be closely-grouped at the start of the race with Went The Day Well, Creative Cause and Bodemeister in the No. 5, No. 6 and No. 7 gates, while I'll Have Another will be one spot over in the No. 9 gate.