Derby winner Orb is all set to take on Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes following a good workout on the track.
A caller tries to talk about the Preakness Stakes but Craig doesn’t want to break down a horse race.
It appears a rematch is in the making. Both trainers are giving every indication their classic-winning colts will run in the Belmont on June 8.
Oxbow led from start to finish. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday’s Preakness Stakes.
Saturday’s feature of the day is the Preakness Stakes. We took a long look at that, but there are a few races I like at Belmont Park and Monmouth Park as well that we can discuss.
Orb drew the unfortunate rail, taking the first post. Let’s break down the field, starting with the Kentucky Derby winner.
Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
It’s hard to surmise a scenario where we aren’t talking about yet another pending attempt to end racing’s long wait for the twelfth Triple Crown winner after this year’s Preakness.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another paraded between races at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday, giving fans at the colt’s home track a chance to cheer him one last time before he heads off to stud.
I’ll Have Another retired from racing on Friday, and the decision has everything to do with economics.
The elusive Triple Crown will have to wait at least one more year as I’ll Have Another will not race in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
There have been 11 horses since 1978 to take the first two jewels of the Triple Crown, only to falter at the Belmont Stakes. I’ll Have Another has a chance to make history — or become No. 12.
Trainer Doug O’Neill delayed the detention barn check-in for Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another.