If Orb’s Kentucky Derby victory was a win for the old school, then Oxbow’s Preakness Stakes upset was a win for the old timers. “The experience thing is huge in these races,” said trainer D. Wayne Lukas, 77, speaking of the Triple Crown series at Pimlico on Friday. “And [the Preakness] may be more of [...]
There will not be a Triple Crown winner again this year as Oxbow defeated Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday in Baltimore, Maryland. Gary Stevens, the legendary 50-year-old jockey who came out of retirement, rode Oxbow to victory. Show More Summary
Oxbow, ridden by jockey Gary Stevens, has won the 2013 Preakness Stakes. This means that Orb, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, will not win a Triple Crown this year.
Today is the Preakness, the second race in the Triple Crown. It is my personal favorite race of the Triple Crown Races. Here is a picture I took last year at the race: My mother, who analyzed the Kentucky Derby HERE, sent me her analysis of the Preakness line-up. Show More Summary
Monday could be the start of a bear market. Kentucky Derby winner Orb will be the heavy favorite to win the 138th running of the Preakness at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course this afternoon, the second leg of horse racing’s triple crown. If Orb wins he will likely be a big favorite to become the first [...]
Orb, who won the Kentucky Derby, is the favorite to win the 138th Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The morning line odds have him at evens — which means there's absolutely no point in betting on him. (Why bet $10 just to win $10?) Orb ran...Show More Summary
View Photo Gallery —After taking the Kentucky Derby, Orb readies for the 138th Preakness Stakes, which will be held at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course on Saturday. On Saturday, Orb will try to take the second step toward winning horse racing’s … Continue reading ?
By James Scully, NBC Sports - (Baltimore) Orb drew the least favorable starting position in the Preakness, post No. 1, but he can overcome it, especially given the complexion of the nine-horse field. Five contestants – Goldencents, Govenor Charlie, Itsmylu …
Shug McGaughey is the trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who runs Saturday in the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Despite his long record of success, no one seems as surprised as the 62-year-old McGaughey to be pursuing one of the sport's top honors.
An essential part of Kentucky Derby winner Orb’s origin story is that he almost didn’t exist. His dam, Lady Liberty, seemed a subpar producer after three foals, only one a winner. Ogden Phipps wanted to sell. Others within Phipps Stable and Claiborne Farm believed in the Unbridled mare, and so Lady Liberty visited Malibu Moon. [...]
If the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the Preakness on Saturday, he’ll become the newest horse to be draped in Triple Crown expectations before the Belmont Stakes.
ante diem xvi kalendas junias 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Heradius 1510 — death of Botticelli (Birth of Venus, among other Classical subjects) 1875 — a horse named Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby (he ‘just’ won)
Chris Rossi looks at the three Preakness Stakes winners in the last 20 years who didn’t start in the Kentucky Derby and finds a few commonalities. Related: Recent Preakness history: How have Kentucky Derby winners and favorites fared in the second leg of the Triple Crown since 2001? See also: Paul Moran ponders jockey Eddie [...]
Peyton Siva, the star Louisville point guard, got engaged last weekend according to The Cardinal Connect. Here’s a photo of Siva on bended knee asking his girlfriend – the same one from the Kentucky Derby, I suppose – to marry him. I wonder if his Dad celebrated like this. I’m curious whether or not Siva [...]
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates Orb's win at the Kentucky Derby after reportedly winning about $25,000 on his bet.
Robert Griffin III and Matt Schaub were among several NFL players at the 139th annual Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
By JAY BETSILL Special to DFW.com May 07, 2013 Photo Gallery [Day 1] [Day 2] ARLINGTON — For many, the first Saturday in May means the Kentucky Derby and the fastest two minutes in sports. To the nearly 500 women in line outside Cowboys Stadium in the unseasonably cold weather, it signaled a grueling 10 [...]
It can happen to you, if you are Shug McGaughey, Dinny Phipps, Stuart Janney III and Joel Rosario, and your horse is Orb. The fairy tale? Why the Triple Crown, of course.
Rick Pitino's offseason is shaping up nicely. Yahoo! Sports spotted evidence that Pitino is a far better fisherman than he previously let on. Here is a tweet from Cardinal Authority's Jody Demling showing coach with his new best friend, an 80-pound marlin. Show More Summary
This week, Jimmy Fallon scored the first (and probably only) interview with Kentucky Derby winner Orb, and also conducted a "lip sync-off" with John Krasinski. James Franco stopped by Zach Galifianakis' Funny or Die show "Between Two Ferns," while Nicole Richie and David Cross launched their own web series. Show More Summary