2018 Preakness Picks Stakes odds, challengers, and lineup: US Horse racing legend who nailed Cloud Computing unveils pickings. Hank Goldberg was all over last year's long shot Preakness winner, Cloud Computing see what his 2018 Preakness Picks are.
If you had laid $50 on Hammerin' Hank Goldberg's Preakness pickings last year, you would have cashed for over $11,000, or more than 200 times your investment. Now, he's eyeing the 2018 Preakness Stakes field that will run on Saturday at 6:20 p.m. ET at Pimlico Race Course. Goldberg's secret sauce: he's a legend in the US horse racing world and is extremely well-connected. For instance, last year before the Preakness Stakes, he talked with Cloud Computing trainer Chad Brown.
When Goldberg learned Javier Castellano was get off Gunnevera to ride Cloud Computing, the Hammer pounced on the 14-1 long shot to win and put him on top of his exacta, trifecta and superfecta gambles.
Cloud Computing, of course, surged late and beat Classic Empire in one of the most thrilling Triple Crown races ever. Senior Investment — a 30-1 long shot on the Preakness odds board Goldberg liked nearly as much — finished third, giving the Hammer and his followers monster payouts. Now, he's gearing up for the Preakness 2018.
A legendary prognosticator and current CBS Sports expert, Goldberg couldn't have been more dead-on about the 2018 Kentucky Derby. He picked Justify to win, saying he excelled in the slop. The outcome: Justify sloshed to victory in the rain and mud by two-and-a-half lengths.
Mendelssohn, looking to become the first European-trained horse to win, was a popular and trendy Kentucky Derby picking, but Goldberg wanted no part of it. He knew Mendelssohn was shipped in just days before the race.” The Euros never learn ,” Goldberg said.” Toss him .” The outcome: Mendelssohn finished dead last in a 20 -horse field .
Now that the 2018 Preakness lineup is take shape, Goldberg released his preliminary pickings and predictions over at SportsLine .
We can tell you Goldberg is high on Lone Sailor, who's going off at 25-1 Preakness odds.
Irad Ortiz, who won the 2016 Belmont aboard Creator and has three Breeders' Cup race wins in the last four years, will ride Lone Sailor. The Preakness contender has run just three races in 2018 and should be fresh on Saturday .
One colt he wants no part of: Bravazo, who's going off at 20-1 and is owned by Calumet Farm, the same barn that owns Preakness contender Sporting Chance( 22-1 ).
Bravazo was the sixth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, but finished eighth in the Louisiana Derby and hasn't hit the board since February. He has just three wins in nine career starts and is a horse to steer clear of at Pimlico .
Goldberg is also eyeing a massive long shot with plenty of tactical speed. He's sharing which horse it is, and his predictions for every challenger, over at SportsLine.
So what are Hammerin' Hank Goldberg's 2018 Preakness pickings? And what massive long shot should you back?. Hank only reveals his picks through his paid, premium tipping service at Sportline but from the article we can at least assume any long shot is going to be Lone Sailor currently at 25/1 odds. You can check out the latest Preakness Stakes odds below then visit the best sportsbooks online for the massive free bet bonuses to be had.
2018 Preakness Odds
Good Magic( 7-2)
Diamond King( 16-1)
Sporting Chance( 22-1)
Lone Sailor( 25-1 )