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Preakness 2012 Post Positions: Bodemeister Draws 7th Gate, I'll Have Another Draws 9th Gate

The 2012 Preakness Stakes post positions were announced on Wednesday during a live broadcast on HRTV. Where a horse starts on Saturday will play a part in determining where they will end up. If Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another wants to continue the chase for the Triple Crown, he needs a good starting position on Saturday. Bodemeister is currently the favorite to win the Preakness and was also be hoping for a good starting gate.

Overall, four of the top five finishers from Churchill Downs will contest the Preakness. Here's how the draw came out for the 2012 Preakness:

1. Tiger Walk
2. Teeth Of The Dog
3. Pretension
4. Zetterholm
5. Went The Day Well
6. Creative Cause
7. Bodemeister
8. Daddy Nose Best
9. I'll Have Another
10. Optimizer
11. Cozzetti

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