WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | Sports

Orb gallops at Belmont

Trainer Shug McGaughey is still thinking Belmont Stakes for his Kentucky Derby winner after Orb galloped a mile Thursday morning at Belmont Park.

MGN Online

NEW YORK (AP) - Trainer Shug McGaughey is still thinking Belmont Stakes for his Kentucky Derby winner after Orb galloped a mile Thursday morning at Belmont Park.

It was Orb's first trip to the track since finishing fourth in the Preakness on Saturday, and McGaughey said he's pleased with the way his colt got around the track under exercise rider Jennifer Patterson.

If Orb shows up for the June 8 Belmont, it would create a rematch with Oxbow, who won the Preakness by 1 3/4 lengths. Lukas already has said Oxbow's a go for the Belmont, and on Thursday said he'll also send out Will Take Charge (seventh in the Preakness).


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 208715451 - wkyt.com/a?a=208715451
Gray Television, Inc.