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McGaughey Would Have Liked Another Chance With Orb

Reflecting on the career and recent retirement of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, trainer Shug McGaughey admitted he was “not satisfied” with the latter part of the colt’s career–not because of the horse, but because of himself. Speaking with This Is Horse Racing, McGaughey said he doesn’t question the horse’s ability, but is “not satisfied with the […]

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Data Link Retired, to Stand at Claiborne Farm in 2014

Stuart S. Janney III’s homebred DATA LINK, a multiple graded stakes winner by top Claiborne stallion War Front, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Claiborne Farm in 2014, according to farm representative Bernie Sams. During his highly-successful 2012 campaign, DATA LINK ran down the competition to win the  Grade 1 Maker’s […]

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Point of Entry Breezes at Belmont Park

Prominent horses trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey turned in Saturday breezes in separate locations, with Kentucky Derby winner Orb working at Fair Hill in Maryland and turf star Point of Entry rejoining the worktab at Belmont after spending the past three months recovering from a non-displaced condylar fracture. Stuart S. Janney, III and […]

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Castellano to Ride Orb in Jockey Club Gold Cup

Jockey Javier Castellano has been named to ride Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Sept. 28. The Daily Racing Form reported that Castellano had been secured for the ride after the injury to Jose Lezcano, who rode Orb in the G1 Travers Stakes. Lezcano, who was a replacement for […]

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ESPN’s ‘In the Gate’ Podcast Features Stuart Janney, Travers Preview

The highly-anticipated match up of two of this season’s classic winners will finally occur this Saturday as Orb and Palace Malice line up in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga. On the latest ESPN ‘In the Gate’ podcast, Barry Abrams interviews Orb’s co-owner Stuart Janney, while Hank Goldberg previews the Mid-Summer Derby. In the […]

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Video: Orb Turns in Sharp Work for Travers

Orb finished his preparation for Saturday’s G1 Travers Stakes with a sharp half-mile work over the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Monday morning. The Kentucky Derby-winning colt zipped through the half-mile in 47.66 and galloped out in 1:01.14, according to the Daily Racing Form. The work was the first for Orb since he returned to […]

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Horseplayers Corner: The Importance of Out-of-Competition Testing?

During Sunday’s Jockey Club Round Table, Robert Green of the public opinion firm Penn Schoen Berland, unveiled results of a survey of 816 horseplayers and handicappers that showed how important drugs and integrity issues are to horse racing’s biggest customers. Among other things, the survey (which included a sub-category of racing’s biggest bettors, called “big […]

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Jockey Club Round Table: Focusing on Integrity

There was talk about the new Fox sports network and horse racing’s growing presence on television, along with the outreach made by America’s Best Racing “brand ambassadors” affiliated with The Jockey Club, but the main focus was on integrity and medication issues during the 61st annual Jockey Club Round Table Conference held Sunday in Saratoga […]

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Data Link Sidelined Due to Ankle Issues

Stuart Janney III’s Data Link has been forced to the sidelines due to ongoing ankle problems. According to the Daily Racing Form, the son of War Front has been at Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland since July 4. He joined fellow Shug McGaughey trainees Orb and Boisterous at Fair Hill. “He’s out for a […]

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Orb Records First Work Since Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner Orb recorded his first workout since the Belmont Stakes when he worked three furlongs in 36 seconds over the Fair Hill training center’s dirt surface in Maryland on Wednesday morning. According to the Daily Racing Form, Orb’s regular exercise rider, Jennifer Patterson, rode him at Fair Hill. Trainer Shug McGaughey, who was […]

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