Circular Quay vs Hard Spun is another example of a special match up for the 2007 Preakness today at Pimlico provided by internet racebook Bodog.com. This will be a tough match up for Circular Quay to pull off against Hard Spun.
Hard Spun: -210
Circular Quay has proved his worthiness to compete in the 2007 Preakness. The horse has performed about where expect in the Kentucky Derby at 6th. Circular Quay can easily improve in the Preakness and live up to the expections of Todd Pletcher and everyone else around this horse. Circular Quay has several first place wins and is from the son of 1995 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes winner Thunder Gulch. Thunder Gulch best known as a sire for producing 2000 BC Juvenile runner-up and eventual Preakness/Belmont champ Point Given. Bodog.com has posted betting odds on Circular Quay at +170 to beat Hard Spun
Hard Spun showed he can hang with the big boys by finishing second at the 2007 Kentucky Derby. He was the pace setter for most of the race but ran out of gas. Street Sense blew past him on way to victory. Hard Spun is trained by J. Larry Jones and Mario G. Pino will be his jockey at Pimlico. Bodog.com has posted betting odds so that fans can place a horse bet on Hard Spun at -210 odds to beat Circular Quay
Horse Bet Expert Arthur Bodley of 1800-Sports.com predicts Hard Spun beating Circular Quay by 4 lengths.
Bodog.com has posted horse racing betting odds to win the 132nd Preakness Stakes:
(1) Mint Slewlep: 45/1
(2) Xchanger: 25/1
(3) Circular Quay: 21/5
(4) Curlin: 7/2
(5) King of the Roxy: 15/1
(6) Flying First Class: 20/1
(7) Hard Spun: 11/4
(8) Street Sense: 5/4
(9) C P West: 30/1