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.
The Triple Crown will have to wait another year.
(BALTIMORE) — Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb’s bid to capture the Triple Crown. Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown victory, most in horse racing history. Show More Summary
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Photos from Victory Racing Plates, a Baltimore-based horse shoe manufacturer whose plates have been on eight of the 11 horses that won the Triple Corwn. (Courtesy of Only A Game's Sam Gallant)It's Preakness Stakes day in the USA! Whether you think Kentucky Derby winner Orb is a shoe-in to win in his Jim Bayes Jr. Show More Summary
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
This is the second in a series of posts, corresponding with horse racing’s Triple Crown, examining safety issues facing the sport. Part one appears here. When nine horses leave the gates at Pimlico in the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown Saturday afternoon, they will mark the end of a sporting era. For the [...]
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.
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.
Orb is the clear favorite to win Saturday's Preakness Stakes. But before we rush to anoint the next Triple Crown winner, here’s a few reasons to remain cautious.
Miguel Cabrera is doing his Miguel Cabrera thing again. Last year, the Detroit Tigers third baseman did something that hadn't been done in 45 years by capturing the triple crown with a.330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBI. And there was much rejoicing. Show More Summary
A week before the Preakness Stakes, the Baltimore Sun considers the question of why modern-day contenders in Triple Crown races may be slower than past generations. Thoro-Graph founder Jerry Brown disagrees that they are: Brown’s studies have found that track surfaces are significantly different than they were in the 1970s, with as much as an [...]
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.
YouTube link. Everyone who watched the Belmont 40 years ago will never forget Secretariat's race that day. He had already won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness; this was his bid for the Triple Crown, and he was so good that few owners wanted to enter their horses against him in the Belmont - that's why there were only four racing that day. Show More Summary
Orb won a rain-soaked Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday and becomes the next in a three decades plus line of next great Triple Crown hopes. It's often said that horse racing has gone the way of boxing and the pursuit of the...Show More Summary
Orb wasn’t the only one to score big in the first stop in the Triple Crown. NBC Sports drew a 10.4 overnight rating, tying 2010?s numbers for the best Kentucky Derby in 21 years. The network was also up 16% with a 23 share for the race portion. Show More Summary
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This is the first in a series of posts, corresponding with horseracing’s Triple Crown, examining safety issues facing the sport. Saturday will mark the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby, when the top three-year-old horses from around the world will compete for the garland of roses in America’s oldest continuous sporting event. The Derby has [...]