Preakness 2012 start time and odds: Bodemeister is the 2-1 favorite

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kentucky-derby-2012-winner-ill-have-another-mario-gutierrez-gi.jpgHeading into Saturday's (May 19) Preakness Stakes -- the second event in horse racing's Triple Crown -- Bodemeister is the favored horse with 2-1 odds, according to the Daily Racing Form. 2012 Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another stands at 5-2 odds -- making the horse's chance at snagging that Triple Crown a long shot.

The 137th running of the Preakness takes place on Saturday at Maryland's Pimlico Race Course at 6:18 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC ( check local listings). The weather report for Saturday is 75 degrees with 0 percent chance of rain.

Many horses that ran in the Derby -- including Union Rags and Hansen -- won't be running in the race. Below, a complete listing of the early odds:

Bodemeister 2-1
Cozzetti 30-1
Creative Cause 6-1
Daddy Nose Best 15-1
Guyana Star Dweej 50-1
I'll Have Another 5-2
Optimizer 30-1
Pretension 30-1
Teeth of the Dog 15-1
Tiger Walk 20-1
Went The Day Well 6-1
Zetterholm 30-1
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