The 1957 Preakness Stakes was the 82nd running of the $120,000 Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 18, 1957, and was televised in the United States on the CBS television network. Bold Ruler, who was jockeyed by Eddie Arcaro, won the race by one and one half lengths over runner-up Iron Liege. Approximate post time was 5:48 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run on a fast track in a final time of 1:561/5 The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 32,856, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 1957.
|The Preakness Stakes|
|Location||Pimlico Race Course, |
|Date||May 18, 1957|
|Winning horse||Bold Ruler|
The 82nd Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule
The full chartEdit
|Horse name||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||5||Bold Ruler||Eddie Arcaro||James E. Fitzsimmons||Wheatley Stable||1.40-1||$66,300|
|2nd||2||4||Iron Liege||Bill Hartack||Jimmy Jones||Calumet Farm||1.30-1
|3rd||21⁄4||6||Inside Tract||Eldon Nelson||John J. Weipert, Jr.||D & M Stable (Raymond da Brino & Joseph Martino)||53.90-1||$15,000|
|4th||41⁄2||2||Promised Land||Ted Atkinson||Hirsch Jacobs||Ethel D. Jacobs||19.90-1||$5,000|
|5th||73⁄4||3||Nah Hiss||Robert Ussery||Chester Ross||Mrs. Jules Schwartz||16.30-1|
|6th||143⁄4||1||Inswept||Joe Culmone||Frank A. Bonsal||Roslyn Farm||20.60-1|
|7th||263⁄4||7||Federal Hill||Willie Carstens||Milton Rieser||Clifford Lussky||7.00-1|
- Daily Racing Form, May 19, 1957 Preakness Stakes Chart.
- 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 70 (page P-6 of The Preakness section).