What channel is the Preakness Stakes on? Post time, live stream, horses & more to watch 2024 Triple Crown race

The Preakness Stakes take place Saturday as the second leg of horse racing’s 2024 Triple Crown commences.

What is known are the headliners, including Mystic Dan (5-2), the Kentucky Derby champion, and Muth is Morning, the 8-5 favorite trained by Bob Baffert.

But, of course, there’s always room for upsets. In 2023, National Treasure barely squeaked by Blazing Sevens and Kentucky Derby winner Mage to win the Preakness Stakes, thus proving that fantastic finishes, though few and far between, are possible.

Entering the 149th edition, here is all needed for viewing essentials, including TV and streaming options, ahead of the race.

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What channel is the Preakness Stakes on today?

  • TV channel: NBC

Per tradition, NBC will carry the Preakness telecast, as the network has done since 2001. The call will feature a familiar crew that was seen extensively during the Kentucky Derby, including Mike Tirico (host), along with analysis from Jerry Bailey, Ahmad Fareed, Randy Moss and Matt Bernier, to name a few.

Steve Kornacki returns for in-depth analysis regarding win probabilities, etc., and Larry Collmus will call the race in real-time.

Preakness Stakes live stream 2024

  • Live stream: Peacock | Fubo 

With NBC as the rights holder for the race, cord-cutters have many options, including Peacock and Fubo, which offers a free trial.

If the Preakness Stakes are not available to watch live in your location or if you’re traveling abroad, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPNs provide a secure and private online connection, allowing you to bypass geographical restrictions to access your favorite streaming services from any device anywhere in the world.

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Preakness Stakes post time 2024

  • Post time: 7:01 p.m. ET

The 149th annual Preakness Stakes coverage begins with prep races at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 18. Post time for the main event is at 7:01 p.m. ET following pre-race talk at 4:30 p.m. ET.

Preakness Stakes radio station

Listen to the Preakness Stakes live on SiriusXM for the third straight year, courtesy of channel 85, with coverage beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.

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Preakness Stakes horses 2024

Post position Horse Odds
1 Mugatu 20-1
2 Uncle Heavy 20-1
3 Catching Freedom 6-1
4 Mystik Dan 5-2
5 Seize the Grey 15-1
6 Just Steel 15-1
7 Tuscan Gold 8-1
8 Imagination 6-1

*=odds are subject to change

Preakness Stakes tickets 2024

Tickets for the Preakness Stakes are still available on StubHub, with a complete rundown on prices and seating for the entire weekend of races accessible via the link below.

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