Will Orb take the Preakness?

Orb is now the odds-on favorite for the Preakness. He’s coming into the race having won his last five . . . but he’s drawn the #1 post position which is one of the least favorable starting positions. The Preakness is known as more of a strategy race than the Derby. So it’s a good […]

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A race of Preakness winners

What would happen if Orb were to race against past Preakness Winners? NBC Sports and HorseRaceGame.com created a fantasy race that pits Orb against 13 previous Preakness winners — War Emblem, Big Brown, Afleet Alex, Curlin, Smarty Jones, Funny Cide, Rachel Alexandra, Point Given, I’ll Have Another, Lookin at Lucky, Bernadini, Louis Quatorze and Shackleford. […]

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Ride the Kentucky Derby Winner!

Here’s a cool animation that allows you to ride along with Joel Rosario as he brings Orb home to win the Kentucky Derby.  

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Orb wins the Derby with a decisive run from behind

Joel Rosario rode a beautiful race over a muddy Churchill Downs track saving Orb from the very fast pace set by Palace Malice and bringing him home with a decisive win. For trainer Shug McGaughey it was his first In fact all the front runners faded back — Palace Malice ended up 10th — and […]

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