Triple Crown hopefuls at the Preakness

2023-11-20 09:44:52

Triple Crown hopefuls at the Preakness

Credit: AP Photo/Garry Jones

Saturday, May 20th 2023, will be the running of the Preakness Stakes thoroughbred horse race in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness is the second major race for 3-year old thoroughbreds to run in their effort to claim the Triple Crown of horse racing. Mage won the Kentucky Derby on May 6th.  Does he have a chance to win all three races?  In this activity we look at the empiracle probability of winning the second and third events.

For Adventurer members we have an editable Word docx, our data and solutions.

More Horse racing activities

California Chrome's lineage (2014) - Calculating fraction of parentage of this horse.  

                                                        CCSS: 3.NFA, 4.NFA, 5.NFB, 6.RP 

Triple Crown Possibilities (2015) - Tons of calculations and measurements of horses ... rates, hands tall, furlongs, fractions. 

                                                        CCSS: 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 5.MD.1, 5.NF.1, 5.NF.7, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3 

Horse Odds (2018) - Mathematical probabilities.

                                                        CCSS: 7.SP.7, 7.SP.8, S-CP.2

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