2013 Preakness Stakes

Sports
9:34 am
Sun May 19, 2013

Derby Winner Orb Disappoints In The Preakness

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BALTIMORE, Md.  -- Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite - no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.

"I'm disappointed," McGaughey said after Orb finished fourth and Oxbow pulled off the upset Saturday.

"I'll be more disappointed tomorrow than I am right now. I know the game. It is highs and lows. Probably more lows than highs."

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Sports
3:01 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Orb A One Hit Wonder Or Legit Triple Crown Threat?

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BALTIMORE -- Everything's a go for Orb.  The Kentucky Derby winner was in a playful mood the day before the Preakness, making faces for photographers between nibbles of grass outside his stall at Pimlico Race Course.

"He's really settled in well. He seems to be energetic about what he's doing so I couldn't be more pleased," trainer Shug McGaughey said on a warm and sunny Friday morning. "We're excited about giving it a whirl to see if we can get it done and go on to the next step."

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