Longtime business partners going toe-to-toe because it's sporting thing to do
When Orb attempts to take the second jewel of the Triple Crown on Saturday in the Preakness Stakes, many feel it is a gelding named Departing who is going to make him earn it.
If the race plays out that way, and the two horses go eyeball-to-eyeball, it won't be for the first time. That said, it will be the first time the public has been able to witness it.
Orb and Departing have had different racing careers and have never faced each other on the track. They ...
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THE TRIPLE CROWN
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• Desormeaux defends Derby stretch ride
• Eskendereya retired; Jess Jackson buys in
• Eskendereya cruises in the Wood Memorial
• Drosselmeyer's feet seem OK after work
• Belmont: First Dude could be one to catch