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When I reached the gate for a flight out of Montgomery, Alabama yesterday I was offered the use of a rocking chair. Was it just southern hospitality or a not so subtle insinuation? By the way, why, I wonder, do they have rocking chairs at the gate in...
The Hartford Courant— Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said his colt emerged from the Preakness Stakes in excellent shape and remained at a loss to explain the colt's puzzling performance. The Kentucky Derby champion was a prohibitive 3-5 favorite in Saturday's $1 million...
ReutersBALTIMORE (Reuters) - Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said on his colt emerged from the Preakness Stakes in excellent shape and remained at a loss to explain the colt's puzzling performance. The Kentucky Derby champion was a prohibitive 3-5 favorite in...
Did someone say lock? The word "bounce" is heard every day among avid horseplayers and handicappers. It refers to a likely regression after a particularly strong performance. Well, Orb bounced to the moon Saturday. The Kentucky Derby winner had no...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Oxbow runs to Winner's Circle at Preakness There will not be a Triple Crown winner this year. Oxbow won the 138th Preakness Stakes on Saturday while Kentucky Derby winner Orb finished fourth in the field of nine horses. There has...
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who at age 50 came out of retirement earlier this year, led Oxbow to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:57.54 and a big upset of Kentucky Derby winner Orb today in the 138th Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Stevens is the...
AP Sports WriterBALTIMORE (AP) — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes....
We learn again that winning the Triple Crown is hard — maybe the hardest thing to do in all of sports. It's supposed to be hard; at stake is immortality, and the handful of horses that have done it live on forever in memory. Orb, though considered,...
He kept coming back, year after year, horse after horse, trying to get another victory in the Preakness Stakes before he was done. Going into the 138th running of the Triple Crown's middle leg, D. Wayne Lukas had tried eight times since Charismatic won at...
AP Sports WriterBALTIMORE -- Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end of any hopes for a Triple Crown attempt at the Belmont Stakes. Thanks...
D. Wayne Lukas, the Hall of Fame trainer, has started 37 horses in the Preakness. He expects to have three more — Will Take Charge, Oxbow and Titletown Five — go to the post Saturday for the 138th running of the middle jewel of the Triple...
Secretariat was a star but not yet a legend when his van rolled up to Pimlico Race Course in the second week of May 1973. The big red horse had taken off like a rocket ship to run down the field at the Kentucky Derby, winning in less than two minutes, a...
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