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2004 Preakness Stakes

The 2004 Preakness Stakes was the 129th running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 15, 2004, and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network. Smarty Jones, who was jockeyed by Stewart Elliott, won the race by eleven and one half lengths over runner-up Rock Hard Ten. Approximate post time was 6:25 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:55.59.[1] The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 124,351, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 2004.[2]

129th Preakness Stakes
The Preakness Stakes
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"The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
LocationPimlico Race Course,
Baltimore, Maryland,
United States
DateMay 15, 2004
Winning horseSmarty Jones
JockeyStewart Elliott
TrainerJohn Servis
ConditionsFast
SurfaceDirt
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Contents

PayoutEdit

The 129th Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule

Program
Number
Horse Name
Win
Place
Show
7 Smarty Jones $3.40 $3.00 $2.60
10 Rock Hard Ten - $5.00 $4.00
9 Eddington - - $5.20

The full chartEdit

Finish
Position
Margin
(lengths)
Post
Position
Horse name Jockey Trainer Owner Post Time
Odds
Purse
Earnings
1st 0 7 Smarty Jones Stewart Elliott John Servis Someday Farm 0.70-1
favorite
$650,000
2nd 11 12 10 Rock Hard Ten Gary Stevens Jason Orman Mercedes Stable 6.90-1 $200,000
3rd 13 12 9 Eddington Jerry Bailey Mark A. Hennig Wilmott Stables 13.20-1 $100,000
4th 13 34 1 Lion Heart Mike E. Smith Patrick Biancone D.Smith & M.Tabor 4.90-1 $50,000
5th 14 8 Imperialism Kent Desormeaux Kristin Mulhall Steve Taub 6.60-1
6th 15 6 Sir Shackleton Rafael Bejarano Nicholas P. Zito Tracy Farmer 37.50-1
7th 15 34 2 Borrego Victor Espinoza C. Beau Greeley J & S Kelly 12.80-1
8th 21 3 Little Matth Man Richard Migliore Martin E. Ciresa Vincent Papandrea 45.00-1
9th 23 5 Song of the Sword Jorge Chavez Jennifer Pederson Paraneck Stable 51.00-1
10th 26 12 11 Water Cannon Ryan Fogelsonger Linda Albert The Nonsequitur Stable 39.50-1
  • Winning Breeder: Someday Farm; (PA)
  • Final Time: 1:55.59
  • Track Condition: Fast
  • Total Attendance: 124,351[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily Racing Form, May 16, 2004 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 124,351. This is listed as 112,668 Pimlico on-site attendance and 11,683 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 124,351. This is listed as 112,668 Pimlico on-site attendance and 11,683 at Laurel on-site attendance.

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