Goldencents will try for a historic turnaround in the Preakness Stakes after running 17th in the Kentucky Derby.
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.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Illinois Derby champion Departing played together as foals in the lush pastures of Claiborne Farm in central Kentucky.
The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday’s race from the rail.
NBC horse racing analyst Bob Neumeier joined the Norris & Davis show to give his thoughts on the Preakness.
For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
Govenor Charlie brought the final tally to eight challengers facing Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness on Saturday.
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.
Shug McGaughey worked as a trainer for more than 30 years before finally saddling his first Kentucky Derby winner. It was worth the wait.
Gabby Gaudet, the new horse handicapper at Pimilco Race Course and Laurel Park, joined the Norris & Davis show to talk about the Preakness.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb has completed his final workout before the Preakness Stakes, breezing four furlongs in 47.18 seconds at Belmont Park.
The countdown is on and the excitement is building. The 138th Preakness Stakes runs in just five days and Monday, there was a big arrival at the racetrack.