Tuesday, May 07 2013
DEPARTING LOOMS AS DANGEROUS ‘NEW SHOOTER’ FOR 138TH PREAKNESS STAKES
Derby Winner Orb ‘Bright;’ Normandy Invasion, Vyjack Enter Picture
BALTIMORE, 05-06-13 –Although several other horses that prepped at Fair Grounds ran well in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Al Stall has no regrets about having Departing skip the race to run fresh in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 18.
Graduates of the Risen Star and the Louisiana Derby at Stall’s hometown track in New Orleans finished in the five spots behind Orb in the Derby, run over a sloppy sealed track at Churchill Downs.
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