Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Orb Progressing Well Ahead Of Saratoga Return
Meanwhile, Kentucky Derby winner Orb (Malibu Moon-Lady Liberty, by Unbridled) is working his way back to racing at the Fair Hill training center in Maryland where he's been stabled since finishing third in the Belmont Stakes, reports bloodhorse.com. The 3YO son of leading North American sire Malibu Moon has breezed three times at Fair Hill in readiness for his return to racing in the Gr1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on August 24. Trainer Shug McGaughey stated that Orb was progressing well. "I was down there Saturday when we worked him, and I thought he did great. He looked great, his attitude's perfect. As of today, all systems are go."