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Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

All Eyes on Orb at 138th Preakness Stakes

All Eyes on Orb at 138th Preakness Stakes

All eyes will be on Orb Saturday afternoon when the champion colt takes his post at the Preakness Stakes among eight competitors he's favored to beat. The colt's resounding victory at the Kentucky Derby, marked...

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:01 AM EDT

Orb to Have Inside View of Preakness

Orb to Have Inside View of Preakness

For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Then came the post-position draw. Suddenly things got very interesting. Orb's pursuit...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 07:29 PM EDT

Preakness Beefs Up Security After Boston

Preakness Beefs Up Security After Boston

A number of security policies will be in effect at this year's Preakness., including a ban on beverages in the infield.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT

Orb Trainer: Derby Worth the Wait

Orb Trainer: Derby Worth the Wait

Shug McGaughey worked as a trainer for more than 30 years before finally saddling his first Kentucky Derby winner. It was worth the wait. Speaking at Pimlico Race Course, where he will seek to win...

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 02:26 PM EDT

Orb Impresses with Workout at Belmont

Orb Impresses with Workout at Belmont

Orb is ready. The Kentucky Derby winner put in his final workout before the Preakness, breezing four furlongs in 47.18 seconds, galloping out five furlongs in 59.54 and delighting trainer...

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:51 PM EDT

Life After Racing: From Stud to Slaughter

Life After Racing: From Stud to Slaughter

For a horse like Orb, the sculpted colt that won the Kentucky Derby last week, the future holds plenty of promise. Besides earning the celebrity that comes with a high-profile victory, Orb is likely to...

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 04:39 PM EDT

Preakness Stakes By the Numbers

Preakness Stakes By the Numbers

When Orb steps into the starting gates of the 138th Preakness Stakes at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course on May 18, the 3-year-old colt will try to become the 34th horse to win the first two legs of the...

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby on "Perfect Trip"

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby on "Perfect Trip"

Odds-on favorite Orb won the 139th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, lingering in the back of the pack for much of the race before dashing through the mud to take the lead down the final stretch. The winning...

Friday, May 10, 2013 at 04:10 PM EDT

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Preakness Stakes: 10 Things to Know

Here are 10 things to know about the 138th Preakness Stakes to be run on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. A maximum of 14 3-year-old colts can run in the 1 3/16-mile race, and the star attraction will...

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10:36 AM EDT

KY Derby Winner Orb Has 1st Jog Since Win

KY Derby Winner Orb Has 1st Jog Since Win

Orb is becoming quite comfortable in the rain. The Kentucky Derby winner returned to the track for the first time since splashing his way to victory at Churchill Downs, taking a one-mile jog over a...

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