05/16/2014 7:11PM

California Chrome bet to 1-2 after Friday in-state wagering

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BALTIMORE – California Chrome was the early 1-2 favorite for the 139th Preakness at Pimlico on Saturday after in-state advance-wagering handle was reported Friday.

As of 6:30 p.m. Eastern and with only $51,655 reported by Pimlico mutuels officials in the win pool from in-state sources, California Chrome was followed in the Preakness wagering by Social Inclusion (8-1), Bayern (9-1), Kid Cruz (10-1), and Ride On Curlin (11-1).

California Chrome also is the heavy favorite in will-pays for the two-day daily double combining the Pimlico Special and Preakness. A $2 ticket with Revolutionary and California Chrome would return $12. Handle was $495,486.

Handle on the inaugural pick three wager linking the Pimlico Special to the Dixie Stakes and Preakness was reported at $339,157.

Here are the early odds and payoffs:

Preakness early odds
(Post, Horse, Odds)
1. Dynamic Impact, 24-1
2. General a Rod, 23-1
3. California Chrome, 1-2
4. Ring Weekend, 25-1
5. Bayern, 9-1
6. Ria Antonia, 14-1
7. Kid Cruz, 10-1
8. Social Inclusion, 8-1
9. Pablo Del Monte, 50-1
10. Ride On Curlin, 11-1

Win pool: $51,655

$2 Pimlico Special-Preakness double will-pays

Pimlico Special winner Revolutionary (No. 6) with:
(Post, Horse, $2 will-pay)
1. Dynamic Impact, $162.80
2. General a Rod, $140.60
3. California Chrome, $12.00
4. Ring Weekend, $390.20
5. Bayern, $132.20
6. Ria Antonia, $427.20
7. Kid Cruz, $134.80
8. Social Inclusion, $56.00
9. Pablo Del Monte, $463.20
10. Ride On Curlin, $76.20

Double pool: $495,486