2019 Preakness Stakes odds, contenders: Improbable leads field ahead of Bourbon War, Alwaysmining

The 2019 Preakness Stakes are just about here, and there's plenty of intrigue surrounding the second leg of the American Triple Crown following a historic and controversial close to the Kentucky Derby.

This time around, some of the Derby's top contenders, including polarizing 2019 champion Country House and disqualified first-place finisher Maximum Security, will not be on the track. But a handful of Derby hopefuls, from War of Will and Win Win Win to current betting favorite Improbable, are among those set to race at Pimlico Race Course.

Which horse will finish first at the Preakness Stakes? What long shot hits the board? Visit SportsLine now to get Jody Demling's Preakness winner, see which huge long shot contends, and get the finish positions for every single horse, all from the man who's nailed 9 recent Preakness winners.

In advance of the Preakness Stakes, be sure to keep tabs on who's projected to finish first -- barring another successful riders' objection -- right here at CBS Sports, where we've got you covered with updated odds on all the top horses:

2019 Preakness Stakes odds

Here are the latest SportsLine odds for each of the top horses set to race in Baltimore on Saturday:

HorseOdds

Improbable

3/1

Bourbon War9/2
Alwaysmining6/1

War of Will

6/1

Owendale8/1

Win Win Win

11/1

Anothertwistafate14/1
Warrior's Charge15/1

Laughing Fox

16/1

Bodexpress16/1

Signalman

20/1

Everfast22/1
Market King25/1
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