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ReutersINDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Four-time Indianapolis 500 winners A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears grace the cover of the souvenir program for the 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing' like a trio of senior GQ models. The race's only four-time winners form an...
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Something is missing from Calder Race Course's Memorial Day weekend agenda. Memorial Day. For the first time, Calder will not offer live racing on Memorial Day, a major occasion on the national racing calendar. Monday is normally a dark day for live...
Nate's Mineshaft has impeccable lineage on his sire's side of the family — starting with Mineshaft after AP Indy and Seattle Slew. Mineshaft was America's Horse of the Year in 2003; AP Indy was Horse of the Year in 1992; and Triple Crown winner...
This was for every guy who ever had a mid-life crisis and tried to do something nobody thought could be done. Fifty-year-old Jockey Gary Stevens took Oxbow to the front early and never looked back on the way to an upset victory in the 138th Preakness...
Tear it down. Fix it up. Keep it here. Move it there. Many at Pimlico Race Course Saturday, from celebrated trainers to $2 bettors, offered thoughts of what to do with Old Hilltop, the methuselan home of the 138th Preakness Stakes. The Maryland Jockey...
Baltimore Sun Media GroupOne of the colts entered in Saturday’s 138th running of the Preakness Stakes can lay claim to a distinction not shared by seven others: He’s actually finished ahead of the expected favorite Orb in a race. Titletown Five, one of three...
Shug McGaughey, the trainer for Kentucky Derby winner Orb, attributes his calm demeanor since that race to maturity. Had he made it to the Preakness with a Triple Crown chance at a younger age, the 64-year-old insists, the scene would have been...
Gary Stevens caught the water bottle tossed his way, took one swig and threw it back. “He don't want any?” a man asked, considering jockeys usually shower their horses, too. Stevens shook his head from his perch atop Oxbow, the wire-to-...
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...
ReutersBy Steve Ginsburg BALTIMORE, May 18 (Reuters) - Orb's disappointing fourth-place finish in the Preakness Stakes meant it just wasn't his day, trainer Shug McGaughey said on Saturday. Orb had won five successive races, including a dominant performance in...
With nearly every eye at Pimlico fixated on either the uncatchable leader, Oxbow, or the Kentucky Derby winner and heavy betting favorite, Orb, Itsmyluckyday cruised under the radar to earn a little bit of redemption in Saturday's Preakness. After...
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