Updated on 09/16/2011 7:24AM

War Emblem favored in early wagering

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War Emblem, installed as the second choice in the Preakness morning line in spite of his convincing win in the Kentucky Derby, is the favorite with bettors through the close of early wagering Friday at odds of 5-2. Medaglia d'Oro, the Preakness morning line favorite, is next at odds of 7-2. Derby runner-up Proud Citizen is not getting much respect with the public early on at odds of 11-1. Complete odds for Preakness 127 at the close of wagering Friday:

No. - Horse - Odds

1 U S S Tinosa 13-1

2 Magic Weisner 23-1

3 Straight Gin 25-1

4 Crimson Hero 17-1

5 Medaglia d'Oro 7-2

6 Harlan's Holiday 9-2

7 Easyfromthegitgo 30-1

8 War Emblem 5-2

9 Table Limit 23-1

10 Booklet 5-1

11 Menacing Dennis 35-1

12 Proud Citizen 11-1

13 Equality 25-1