Kentucky Derby pacesetter Palace Malice will run in the 145th Belmont Stakes on June 8 with Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith in the saddle.
Veteran jockey Patrick Husbands underwent surgery Tuesday after suffering injuries Monday at Woodbine.
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Discreet Dancer and Cross Traffic will represent the stable of trainer Todd Pletcher in Monday's $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap (Met Mile) at Belmont Park.
A quartet of stakes winning thoroughbreds posted Tuesday morning workouts ahead of possible starts Memorial Day in the Met Mile at Belmont Park.
Preakness Stakes champ Oxbow has jumped into second-place behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the current NTRA 3-year-old Poll. Reigning Horse of the year Wise Dan continues to lead the way in the national rankings.
Now that the Triple Crown will not be won for the 35th consecutive year, attention can focus solely on the pending field for the 145th Belmont Stakes on June 8.
Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through.
In front of one stage, a mother propped her young child on her shoulders while watching the country music group Florida Georgia Line.
Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite - no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.
In a time when horses are babied, racing once a month, D. Wayne Lukas does it his way.
There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday's Preakness Stakes - either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to set up a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks, or another horse pulls an upset and prevents a shot at history.
Long-shot Oxbow led wire-to-wire to take the 138th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, preventing the possibility of a Triple Crown winner for a 35th consecutive year.
Early Saturday morning, Shug McGaughey was walking back and forth in front of the stakes barn at Pimlico.
Although no one really keeps track of such things, Gary Stevens had no problem making the assessment with complete conviction.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb put in another gallop at Pimlico with one day to go before the 1 3/16-mile Preakness Stakes.
Odds-on favorite Last Gunfighter notched his sixth straight win by claiming Friday's $300,000 Pimlico Special at Pimlico Race Course. The 1 3/16-mile race was conducted at the same distance as Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
After being on this earth for 77 years, winning 13 Triple Crown races and totaling more than $100 million in purse money, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has earned the right to sit in an office and let his assistants do the grunt work in the stables.
All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
Joel Rosario is on the ride of his life.