05/20/2011 6:20PM

Preakness: Animal Kingdom, Dialed In the early co-favorites

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Tom Keyser
Dialed In is the early 3-1 co-favorite for the Preakness along with Derby winner Animal Kingdom.

BALTIMORE - Dialed In and Animal Kingdom were co-favorites in advance wagering for the 136th Preakness at Pimlico, although the two-day daily double wager combining the Black Eyed Susan Stakes on Friday with the Preakness suggests Animal Kingdom will be a solid favorite when the second jewel of the Triple Crown is run Saturday.

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As of 5:50 p.m. Eastern, and with $101,254 in the win pool from Pimlico and selected offtrack sites, Dialed In and Animal Kingdom both were 3-1, followed by Mucho Macho Man at 6-1 and Midnight Interlude at 9-1

In the two-day double, which drew a handle of $696,530, the lowest $2 will-pay starting with the Black Eyed Susan winner, Royal Delta, ends with Animal Kingdom ($21). The next lowest are on Dialed In ($35), Mucho Macho Man ($49), and Sway Away ($49.80).

Early Preakness odds by post position

1. Astrology, 13-1
2. Norman Asbjornson, 30-1
3. King Congie, 21-1
4. Flashpoint, 24-1
5. Shackleford, 12-1
6. Sway Away, 14-1
7. Midnight Interlude, 9-1
8. Dance City, 10-1
9. Mucho Macho Man, 6-1
10. Dialed In, 3-1
11. Animal Kingdom, 3-1
12. Isn't He Perfect, 23-1
13. Concealed Identity, 20-1
14. Mr. Commons, 45-1

Black Eyed Susan/Preakness Daily Double $2 will-pays

No. 1 (Royal Delta) with:
1. Astrology, $102.20
2. Norman Asbjornson, $558.40
3. King Congie, $180.40
4. Flashpoint, $165.80
5. Shackleford, $120.60
6. Sway Away, $49.80
7. Midnight Interlude, $122.20
8. Dance City, $71.00
9. Mucho Macho Man, $49.00
10. Dialed In, $35.00
11. Animal Kingdom, $21.00
12. Isn't He Perfect, $917.60
13. Concealed Identity, $483.00
14. Mr. Commons, $231.20