2011 Preakness Results: Shackleford Edges Animal Kingdom, Full Order Of Finish

The running of the 2011 Preakness Stakes provided a thrill for spectators and bettors alike. As expected it was a fast race. The winner of the second leg of the Triple Crown for 2011 is Shackleford, ridden by jockey Jesus Castanon. Shackleford is owned by Michael Lauffer and trained by Dale Romans. The winner's prize is $660,000 of the total $1.1 million purse.

Animal Kingdom came in second and missed a chance to be the ninth horse to win the Preakness Stakes after also winning the Kentucky Derby. Big Brown last did it in 2008. No horse has won the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. Astrology came in third with Dialed In fourth.

The full order of finish for the 2011 Preakness:

 

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

Click here for the final payout and here for video replay from the 2011 Preakness.     

Here was the morning line and final odds before the race:

1 ASTROLOGY 15/1 14/1
2 NORMAN ASBJORNSON 30/1 35/1
3 KING CONGIE 20/1 20/1
4 FLASHPOINT 20/1 15/1
5 SHACKLEFORD 12/1 11/1
6 SWAY AWAY 15/1 12/1
7 MIDNIGHT INTERLUDE 15/1 12/1
8 DANCE CITY 12/1 11/1
9 MUCHO MACHO MAN 6/1 9/2
10 DIALED IN 9/2 4/1
11 ANIMAL KINGDOM 2/1 3/1
12 ISN'T HE PERFECT 30/1 25/1
13 CONCEALED IDENTITY 30/1 23/1
14 MR. COMMONS 20/1 30/1

The 2011 Preakness Stakes gets underway on May 21 at Pimlico racetrack. Stay with our 2011 Preakness Stakes StoryStream for odds, contender profiles, post positions and more. To look back at the Derby, check out our 2011 Kentucky Derby StoryStream. Also, our horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come has two must-read resources for Derby and Preakness fans: A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms

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