2019 Preakness Stakes results: War of Will wins 144th Preakness Stakes

Two weeks after being on the receiving end of a historic Kentucky Derby interference, War of Will won the 144th Preakness Stakes with jockey Tyler Gaffalione aboard.

Right out of the gate, No. 9 Bodexpress unseated rider John Velazquez and continued to run with the pack. Outriders weren't able to get him because of how close he was to the rest of the field. War of Will began the race in the front half of the pack and hugged the rail until breaking through down the homestretch. This is the first Triple Crown win for both Casse and Gaffalione.

The win comes two weeks after the Kentucky Derby, where War of Will was one of the primary horses Maximum Security impeded during one of the most historic and controversial Kentucky Derby races on record. War of Will, known as "WOW" around the barn, finished 8th at Churchill and was elevated to 7th.

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2019 Preakness Stakes Post Positions

1. War of Will - WINNER
2. Bourbon War
3. Warriors Change
4. Improbable
5. Owendale
6. Market King
7. Alwaysmining
8. Signalman
9. Bodexpress
10. Everfast
11. Laughing Fox
12. Anothertwistafate
13. Win Win Win

Preakness Stakes Schedule

Friday
MAY 17
3-5 p.m. ET
Black Eyed Susan
Saturday
MAY 18
2-5 p.m. ET
Preakness Prep
Saturday
MAY 18
5-7:15 p.m. ET
144th Preakness Stakes
Friday MAY 17
Black Eyed Susan
3-5 p.m. ET
Saturday MAY 18
Preakness Prep
2-5 p.m. ET
144th Preakness Stakes
5:00-7:15 p.m. ET

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