Oxbow http://wfpl.org en Orb the Early Favorite in Crowded Belmont Stakes Field http://wfpl.org/post/orb-early-favorite-crowded-belmont-stakes-field <p>Kentucky Derby winner Orb has been made the morning-line favorite in a field of 14 horses entered for the Saturday’s running of the Belmont Stakes.</p><p>Preakness winner Oxbow is the third choice in the largest Belmont field since 1996.</p><p>Orb is the 3-1 favorite and drew the No. 5 post for trainer Shug McGaughey. &nbsp; Oxbow is 5-1 after drawing the No. 7 post for trainer D. Wayne Lukas.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:50:49 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5666 at http://wfpl.org Orb the Early Favorite in Crowded Belmont Stakes Field No Triple Crown This Year: Oxbow Wins Preakness Stakes http://wfpl.org/post/no-triple-crown-year-oxbow-wins-preakness-stakes <p>Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.</p><p>Oxbow quickly grabbed the lead out of the starting gate. It was the sixth Preakness victory for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and 15th Triple Crown victory, most in horse racing history.</p><p>It was the third Preakness win for 50 year old jockey&nbsp;Gary Stevens, who returned to riding this year after seven years in retirement.</p> Sat, 18 May 2013 22:45:14 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5455 at http://wfpl.org No Triple Crown This Year: Oxbow Wins Preakness Stakes