2006 Preakness Stakes
The 2006 Preakness Stakes was the 131st running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race. The race took place on May 20, 2006, and was televised in the United States on the NBC television network. Bernardini, who was jockeyed by Javier Castellano, won the race by five and one quarter lengths over runner-up Sweetnorthernsaint. Approximate post time was 6:19 p.m. Eastern Time. The race was run over a fast track in a final time of 1:54.65. The Maryland Jockey Club reported total attendance of 128,643, this is recorded as second highest on the list of American thoroughbred racing top attended events for North America in 2006.
|The Preakness Stakes|
"The Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown"
"The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans"
|Location||Pimlico Race Course, |
|Date||May 20, 2006|
The 131st Preakness Stakes Payout Schedule
The full chartEdit
|Horse name||Jockey||Trainer||Owner||Post Time
|1st||0||8||Bernardini||Javier Castellano||Thomas Albertrani||Darley Stables||12.90-1||$600,000|
|2nd||5-1/4||7||Sweetnorthernsaint||Kent Desormeaux||Michael Trombetta||Joseph Balsamo & Ted Theos||8.40-1||$200,000|
|3rd||11-1/4||3||Hemingway's Key||Jeremy Rose||Nicholas P. Zito||Kinsman Stable||29.40-1||$110,000|
|4th||15-1/4||5||Brother Derek||Alex Solis||Dan L. Hendricks||Cecil N. Peacock||3.20-1||$60,000|
|5th||22-1/4||4||Greeley's Galaxy||Richard Migliore||George Weaver||Donald Flanagan||34.90-1||$30,000|
|6th||22 1⁄2||2||Platinum Couple||Jose Espinoza||Joseph A. Lostritto||Team Tristar Stable||33.20-1|
|7th||25 3⁄4||1||Like Now||Garrett Gomez||Kiaran McLaughlin||John J. Dillon||17.40-1|
|8th||28||9||Diabolical||Ramon Dominguez||Steve Klesaris||Puglisi Stables||26.00-1|
|9th||dnf||6||Barbaro||Edgar Prado||Michael Matz||Lael Stables||0.5-1
- Daily Racing Form, May 21, 2006 Chart of the Race
- 2010 Preakness Stakes Media Guide; page 95 (page P-7 of The Preakness section). The Maryland Jockey Club reported official Total Attendance as 128,643. This is listed as 118,402 Pimlico on-site attendance and 10,241 at Laurel on-site attendance.