Oxbow Wins Preakness Stakes, Orb’s Triple Crown Bid Over

BALTIMORE, M.D. — Oxbow, after a mediocre showing at the Kentucky Derby, led wire-to-wire to claim victory Saturday at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.

The horse, ridden by veteran rider Gary Stevens, dashed the Triple Crown hopes of Orb, which finished fourth at Pimlico Race Course in Maryland.


The 138th Preakness Stakes were held on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.

Oxbow came into the Preakness as a 15-1 shot after finishing sixth at the Derby two weeks ago.

“We didn’t get a lot of respect after the Derby,” said Stevens, 50, who came out of retirement earlier this year.

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