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Preakness Stakes

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  • Three different horses win the Triple Crown races

    Three different horses win the Triple Crown races
    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens really thought this was going to be the year. "The way Orb won the Kentucky Derby, I thought we'd have another Triple Crown winner," he told me in a lengthy interview for a story that ran in Saturday's L.A. Times. Of...
  • Orb a 3-1 favorite after drawing fifth position for Belmont Stakes

    Orb a 3-1 favorite after drawing fifth position for Belmont Stakes
    What could have been a chance at the first Triple Crown in 35 years will instead come down to this for Baltimore County resident Stuart Janney Jr: a shot at redemption. Always measured, Janney avoids soaring rhetoric when discussing racing. He's been...
  • Stakes are highest for Orb in Preakness

    Stakes are highest for Orb in Preakness
    BALTIMORE — Horse racing's Preakness is a place of history and a bubble of hope. If you come here with a Kentucky Derby victory under your belt, as trainer Shug McGaughey and Orb have, you have little time to appreciate that history. You are...
  • Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow

    Orb's Triple Crown bid ends at Preakness, which is won by Oxbow
    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who at age 50 came out of retirement earlier this year, led Oxbow to a wire-to-wire victory in 1:57.54 and a big upset of Kentucky Derby winner Orb today in the 138th Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Stevens is the...
  • Orb draws No. 1 post for Preakness; will be a 1-1 favorite

    Orb draws No. 1 post for Preakness; will be a 1-1 favorite
    Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the No. 1 post and was named the 1-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico Race Course. Orb trainer Shug McGaughey said he didn't think the rail position would affect his horse. "Not going to say I...
  • Orb trainer Shug McGaughey has Triple Crown reminders 'every day'

    Orb trainer Shug McGaughey has Triple Crown reminders 'every day'
    BALTIMORE — Wednesday morning at Pimlico race track was similar to most mornings for Claude McGaughey III. Except there were lots of reporters around, which made it different. McGaughey is a thoroughbred horse trainer, currently the one in the...
  • Angels slow Ryan Madson's comeback; reliever will go to triple A

    Angels slow Ryan Madson's comeback; reliever will go to triple A
    Ryan Madson’s rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery was placed on a slower track Wednesday, the Angels scrapping plans to activate him this weekend in favor of sending the right-hander to triple-A Salt Lake for “a couple of weeks,”...
  • Bird-flipping fan nowhere to be found at Heat-Bulls game

    Bird-flipping fan nowhere to be found at Heat-Bulls game
    Miami The closest thing to a bird at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday was Miami Heat player Chris Andersen, nicknamed  “Birdman.” As for the Heat fan who gained notoriety for flipping the bird to a Chicago Bulls player, she was nowhere to...
  • Marshals say Tiger Woods was told Sergio Garcia had hit in TPC

    Marshals say Tiger Woods was told Sergio Garcia had hit in TPC
    Tiger Woods had been told by a volunteer marshal that Sergio Garcia had indeed played his shot at the second hole during the third round of the Players Championship on Saturday, according to new reports Wednesday. All the fuss about Woods being...
  • David Garrard says he's 'calling it quits' on NFL career

    David Garrard says he's 'calling it quits' on NFL career
    A sleeper pick by many New York Jets fans to become the team's starting quarterback next season was David Garrard. Looks like that isn't happening. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported via Twitter on Wednesday that Garrard told two Jets players he no...
  • Watch batter celebrate home run ... that was caught for an out

    Watch batter celebrate home run ... that was caught for an out
      OK, all of you who hit a game-tying homer in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, please take a step forward. Not so fast, Jun-Woo Jeon. Jeon, who plays for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization, was batting in the ninth...