Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper's picks for the 138th Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18, at Pimlico.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooperís picks for the 138th Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18, at Pimlico.

Best Bet: Race12 Orb

Best Long Shot: Race 11 Doubles Partner

Race 1: 6-1-3-7 Race 2: 9-5-7-3 Race 3: 13-4-5-8

Race 4: 6-8-4-3 Race 5: 9-8-11-12 Race 13: 8-3-1-2

No. Horse; Jockey; Comment; Odds

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; CHICK LANG STAKES; Purse $100,000; 3 YO

7 City of Weston; Castellano; Will love pace scenario; 6-1

2 Zee Bros; Garcia; The one to catch?; 2-1

9 Undrafted; Rosario; Back to better distance; 3-1

3 Bobcat Jim; Albarado; Must rate for shot at victory; 6-1

6 Brave Dave; Velazquez; 12-1

8 Clawback; Napravnik; 6-1

1 Tour Guide; Smith; 20-1

5 Perilous Indian; Boyce; 20-1

4 Res Judicata; Bisono; 10-1

Race 7: 1 Mi Turf; JAMES W MURPHY STAKES; Purse $100,000; 3 YO

6 Shining Copper; Castellano; Up in time; 8-1

1 Notacatbutallama; Velazquez; Back on turf; 9-5

8 Special Skills; Unknown; Speedster will keep them honest; 12-1

10 Redwood Kitten; Rosario; Has n missed a check; 5-1

9 China Holiday; Serpa; 8-1

11 English Minister; Garcia; 10-1

2 Red Wings; Stevens; 10-1

4 Heat Press; Prado; 6-1

5 Honour the Vow; Acosta; 20-1

7 Yougotthatgoinforu; Flores; 20-1

3 Wry Me; Rose; 20-1

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi; ALLAIRE DUPONT DISTAFF; Purse $150,000; Fillies & Mares; 3 YO & Up

7 Brushed by a Star; Rosario; Off the board once this distance; 2-1

6 Summer Applause; Velazquez; On the improve; 9-5

5 Sea Island; Castellano; Needed last, dangerous today; 6-1

2 Withgreatpleasure; Unknown; Grade two winner last out; 10-1

3 Moon Philly; Rose; 7-2

4 Daydreamin Gracie; Cruise; 15-1

1 Access to Charlie; Pimentel; 20-1

Race 9: 1 1/16 Mi Turf; GALLORETTE HANDICAP; Purse $150,000; Fillies & Mares; 3 YO & Up

4 Samitar; Castellano; No excuses today; 5-2

1 Hard Not to Like; Velazquez; Has won 50% of turf starts; 10-1

3 Pianist; Smith; Won both freshening starts; 4-1

5 Old Tune; Rosario; Better than last; 4-1

10 Appealing Cat; Prado; 10-1

9 Silver Screamer; Unknown; 8-1

7 Charged Cotton; Garcia; 12-1

8 Idle Talk; Karamanos 20-1

6 Embarr; Boyce; 8-1

2 Daydreamin Gracie; Cruise; 20-1

Race 10: 6 Furlongs; MARYLAND SPRINT HANDICAP; Purse $150,000; 3 YO & Up

7 Candyman; Bravo; 6 of 7 career wins this distance; 6-1

10 Sage Valley; Velazquez; Speed of the speed?; 5-2

8 Laurieís Rocket; Rosario; Switches to more patient rider; 6-1

5 Immortal Eyes; Russell; Stakes horse gets break in weight; 12-1

6 Poseidonís Warrior; Bisono; 10-1

1 Action Andy; Karamanos; 6-1

4 Hardened Wildcat; Castellano; 4-1

3 Manito; Ortiz; 10-1

2 Broad Rule; Boyce; 15-1

9 Warrioroftheroses; Dunkelberger; 20-1

Race 11: 1 1/8 Mi Turf; DIXIE STAKES; Purse $300,000; 3 YO & Up

5 Doubles Partner; Leparoux; Smokes them late; 6-1

7 Howe Great; Garcia; Can put wins together; 12-1

9 Swift Warrior; Napravnik; Closer goes for third win in a row; 4-1

2 Optimizer; Rosario; Second to top horse; 7-2

1 Willcox Inn; Graham; 6-1

4 Imagining; Castellano; 5-1

11 Hunble and Hungry; Smith; 20-1

12 Two Months Rent; Serpa; 15-1

13 Forte Dei Marmi; Velazquez; 15-1

10 Skyring; Stevens; 12-1

3 Utley; Prado; 20-1

8 See Tobe; Pimentel; 20-1

6 Thunder Lord; Marquez; 30-1

Race 12: 1 3/16 Mi; PREAKNESS STAKES; Purse $1,000,000; 3 YO

1 Orb; Rosario; Looks unbeatable; 1-1

5 Mylute; Napravnik; Moved sharply after early trouble in Ky.; 5-1

7 Will Take Charge; Smith; Was rolling till Velazquez cut him off; 12-1

4 Departing; Hernandez; Has speed to sit good trip; 6-1

8 Govenor Charlie; Garcia; Baffert almost always has them ready; 12-1

6 Oxbow; Stevens; Moved prematurely in Kentucky Derby?; 15-1

9 Itsmyluckyday; Velazquez; Top Florida trainer switches riders; 10-1

2 Goldencents; Krigger; Slop could excuse last; 8-1

3 Titletown Five; Leparoux; Will be rabbit for stable mates; 30-1