This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.
After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday’s Preakness to extend racing’s Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best alternative for the Belmont Stakes is a rematch.
Kentucky Derby hero Orb boarded a van bound for New York at 7 o’clock Sunday morning, showing no ill effects from Saturday’s disappointing fourth-place finish in the Preakness.
A big event for Baltimore. The city was the center of the horse racing world with the running of the Preakness Stakes.
Oxbow put D. Wayne Lukas in the record books again with an upset of Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, giving the Hall of Fame trainer his 14th win in a Triple Crown race.
It’s now just hours before the running of the 138th annual Preakness Stakes, and Baltimore is bustling.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
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A big crowd for the Black Eyed Susan Festivities at Pimlico, but people are counting down the hours to the main event–the 138th running of the Preakness.
The 3rd Saturday in May is always Special in Baltimore. About 120,00 will get their Preak on at Pimlico for Baltimore’s biggest sporting event of the year.
Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.
NBC Horse Racing Analyst Laffit Pincay joined the Norris & Davis show to talk about the Preakness.