Palace Malice, running without the blinkers that hindered a previous performance, won the Belmont Stakes ahead of Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby champion Orb.
Superstar racehorses have a way of scaring off their competition.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the early favorite in the 14-horse field for the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown.
Stuart Janney III’s family missed owning Triple Crown champion Secretariat in a coin flip, and lost a Kentucky Derby winner by selling a broodmare before she gave birth.
Orb mania sucked us all in.
Oxbow led all the way at the 138th Preakness Stakes to spoil Kentucky Derby winner Orb’s chances of becoming the 12th horse to claim thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
In horse racing, the Daily Racing Form is the Bible.
Jockey Joel Rosario, who will be aboard Preakness Stakes favorite Orb today, rode filly Fiftyshadesofhay to victory yesterday in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will leave from the rail and is the early favorite at even money in the nine-horse field for the 138th Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred horse racing’s Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb arrived at Pimlico Race Course in Maryland yesterday to continue preparations for the May 18 running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.