I'm not sure about specific odds regarding pre-eclampsia skipping a pregnancy- but I think a great sign that your second went well- pre-eclampsia is more common in a first pregnancy.
There is also some indication that closely spacing children after pre-eclampsia can be a protective factor- there are have been some posts on the subject which you can find using the forum search.
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w