1957 Preakness Stakes

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[1] 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.[2]

82nd Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
LocationPimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
DateMay 18, 1957
Winning horseBold Ruler
JockeyEddie Arcaro
ConditionsFast
SurfaceDirt
← 1956
1958 →

PayoutEdit

The 82nd Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
5 Bold Ruler $4.80 $2.60 $2.40
4 Iron Liege - $2.40 $2.20
6 Inside Tract - - $4.00

The full chartEdit

Finish
Position
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
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
favorite
$25,000
3rd 214 6 Inside Tract Eldon Nelson John J. Weipert, Jr. D & M Stable (Raymond da Brino & Joseph Martino) 53.90-1 $15,000
4th 412 2 Promised Land Ted Atkinson Hirsch Jacobs Ethel D. Jacobs 19.90-1 $5,000
5th 734 3 Nah Hiss Robert Ussery Chester Ross Mrs. Jules Schwartz 16.30-1
6th 1434 1 Inswept Joe Culmone Frank A. Bonsal Roslyn Farm 20.60-1
7th 2634 7 Federal Hill Willie Carstens Milton Rieser Clifford Lussky 7.00-1
  • Winning Breeder: Wheatley Stable; (KY)
  • Winning Time: 1:56 1/5
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 32,856[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 19, 1957 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ a b 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 70 (page P-6 of The Preakness section).

External linksEdit