2002 Preakness Stakes

The 2002 Preakness Stakes was the 127th running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 18, 2002, and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network. War Emblem, who was jockeyed by Victor Espinoza, won the race by three quarters of a length over runner-up Magic Weisner. Approximate post time was 6:12 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:56.36.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 117,055, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 2002.[2]

127th Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
Preakness 127 2002 Logo.gif
"The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
LocationPimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
DateMay 18, 2002
Winning horseWar Emblem
JockeyVictor Espinoza
TrainerBob Baffert
ConditionsFast
SurfaceDirt
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PayoutEdit

The 127th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
8 War Emblem $7.60 $6.00 $4.40
2 Magic Weisner - $33.00 $14.00
12 Proud Citizen - - $5.00

The full chartEdit

Finish
Position
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 8 War Emblem Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert The Thoroughbred Corporation 2.80-1
favorite
$650,000
2nd 34 2 Magic Weisner Richard Migliore Nancy H. Alberts Nancy H. Alberts 45.70-1 $200,000
3rd 1 12 12 Proud Citizen Mike E. Smith D. Wayne Lukas Robert Baker & David Cornstein 7.40-1 $100,000
4th 3 6 Harlan's Holiday Edgar Prado Kenneth McPeek Starlight Stable 5.20-1 $50,000
5th 3 34 7 Easyfromthegitgo Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen J. Cassel & B.Zollars 23.40-1
6th 10 34 1 U S S Tinosa Kent Desormeaux Jerry Hollendorfer Peter Abruzzo & Barry Thiriot 10.20-1
7th 17-1/4 4 Crimson Hero Chris McCarron Nicholas P. Zito Tracy Farmer 14.80-1
8th 17 34 5 Medaglia d'Oro Jerry D. Bailey Robert J. Frankel Edmund A. Gann 3.00-1
9th 20 34 3 Straight Gin Robby Albarado Nicholas P. Zito Marylou Whitney Stable 28.00-1
10th 27 12 11 Menacing Dennis Mario Pino Jeff Bonde Jmj Racing Stables 51.20-1
11th 27 34 9 Table Limit Gary Stevens D. Wayne Lukas Overbrook Farm 23.10-1
12th 28 14 10 Booklet Pat Day John T. Ward, Jr. John C. Oxley 9.90-1
13th 28 34 13 Equality Ramon A. Dominguez H. Graham Motion Pin Oak Stable 27.50-1
  • Winning Breeder: Charles Nuckols, Jr. & Sons; (KY)
  • Final Time: 1:56.36
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 117,055[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 19, 2002 Preakness Stakes Chart.
  2. ^ 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 117,055. This is listed as 101,138 Pimlico on-site attendance and 15,917 at Laurel on-site attendance.
  3. ^ 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 117,055. This is listed as 101,138 Pimlico on-site attendance and 15,917 at Laurel on-site attendance.

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