05/17/2013 7:14PM

Preakness Stakes: Orb 4-5 in early betting

Email
Tom Keyser
Maryland bettors wagered $178,780 on the Preakness Friday, with most of that money going to Orb.

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby winner Orb closed as the 4-5 favorite after Friday’s early wagering for the Grade 1, $1 million Preakness Stakes, which will be run Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. There was $178,780 in the win pool, which reflects only money bet in Maryland. 

[2013 PREAKNESS STAKES: Latest news, video, and more]

The final odds from Friday’s advance wagering offered on the Preakness are as follows:

1. Orb 4-5
2. Goldencents 7-1
3. Titletown Five 23-1
4. Departing 11-1
5. Mylute 7-1
6. Oxbow 14-1
7. Will Take Charge 12-1
8. Govenor Charlie 11-1
9. Itsmyluckyday 9-1