BALTIMORE — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend’s Preakness.
The 4-5 favorite on the morning line, Always Dreaming opened at 1-5 when advance betting began Friday afternoon.
Arkansas Derby winner Classic Empire was second at 5-1.
The other eight horses were in double digits, with Gunnevera the third choice at 14-1.
Odds will fluctuate up to the start of the race, scheduled for 6:48 p.m. Saturday.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.