Preakness picks from the crew

We asked some of our ‘cappers for their picks for the Preakness Stakes and the three races that precede it. Is it Epcienter? The rank outsider Fenwick? Derby superfecta horse Simplification? Late entry Creative Minister?

Here’s what they came up with.

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James Murphy S.
Nick Hahn2. Local Motive
9. Crabs N Beer
10. Joe
Gary Quill5. Ready to Purrform
10. Joe
6. Epic Luck
John Piassek10. Joe
5. Ready to Purrform
9. Crabs N Beer
Sir Barton S.
Nick Hahn1. Ethereal Road
6. Mr Jefferson
8. Unikee
Gary Quill10. Ruggs
6. Mr Jefferson
8. Unikee
John Piassek8. Unikee
5. B Dawk
6. Mr Jefferson
Jim McKay Turf SprintPreakness
Nick Hahn6. Smokin’ Jay8. Epicenter
1. Bank2. Creative Minister
3. Seven Scents4. Secret Oath
Gary Quill2. Carotari2. Creative Minister
6. Smokin’ Jay8. Epicenter
3. Seven Scents1. Simplification
John Piassek7. Grateful Bred8. Epicenter
3. Seven Scents4. Secret Oath
2. Carotari5. Early Voting
  • Armagnac at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Armagnac at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Creative Minister at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Creative Minister at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Early Voting at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Early Voting at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Early Voting at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Epicenter at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Epicenter at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Fenwick at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Fenwick at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Fenwick at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Secret Oath at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Skippylongstocking at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Skippylongstocking at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Creative Minister at Pimlico. Photo by Allison Janezic.
  • Secret Oath - Gallops at Oaklawn - 032922 - OP - 001 - Copy. Photo Coady Photography
  • Simplification the Mucho Macho Man credit Ryan Thompson
  • SECRET OATH - The Honeybee G3 - 35th Running - 02-26-22 - R05 - OP - Finish 02. Photo Coady Photography.
  • SECRET OATH - The Honeybee G3 - 35th Running - 02-26-22 - R05 - OP - Inside Finish 02. Photo Coady Photography.
  • Epicenter won the Risen Star Stakes. Photo Hodges Photography.
  • Epicenter won the Risen Star Stakes. Photo Hodges Photography.

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