The Washington Times - May 18, 2011, 05:53PM

BALTIMORE | Animal Kingdom drew the No. 11 post for the Preakness as he and his connections try to capture the second jewel of horse racing’s Triple Crown.

Animal Kingdom, the 2-1 favorite on the morning line, is on the outside edge, which is just where trainer Graham Motion wanted to be.

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Dialed In, the second choice on Frank Carulli’s morning line at 9-2, is right next to the Kentucky Derby winner with the No. 10 post.

“As long as I’m not 1 or 14, I don’t care,” Dialed In trainer Nick Zito said.

Those spots belong to Astrology (15-1) on the rail and Mr. Commons (20-1) on the far outside.

Mucho Macho Man is the third favorite on the morning line at 6-1, and trainer Kathy Ritvo said she was happy about the No. 9 post – and everything about being at the Preakness. She underwent a heart transplant 2 ½ years ago but said the horse got her to Baltimore and not her story.

Rounding out the field are No. 2 Norman Asbjornson (30-1), No. 3 King Congie (20-1), No. 4 Flashpoint (20-1), No. 5 Shackelford (12-1), No. 6 Sway Away (15-1), No. 7 Midnight Interlude (15-1), No. 8 Dance City (12-1), No. 12 Isn’t He Perfect (30-1) and No. 13 Concealed Identity (30-1).

The full field chart here.