May 20, 2013 –
Oxbow, a longshot at odds of 15-1, scored a
wire-to-wire victory in Saturday’s $1
million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico to climb
to fifth on the North American equine
standings with $886,000.
It was the sixth Preakness victory for
Oxbow’s trainer D. Wayne Lukas and jockey
Gary Stevens’ third. The duo also teamed up
to win with Skyring in Pimlico’s $300,000
Dixie Stakes immediately preceding the
Todd Pletcher continues to lead the North
American trainers’ standings with
$9,682,493. Graham Motion is second with
$8,015,201 and Bob Baffert, trainer of
Friday’s $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes
winner Fiftyshadesofhay, is third with
Animal Kingdom leads the equine standings
with $6,060,000. Orb, fourth in the
Preakness, is second with $2,340,900.
Game On Dude is third with $1,570,000.
Joel Rosario, Orb’s and Fiftyshadesofhay’s
rider, is far in front in the jockeys’
standings with $14,710,119. Javier
Castellano is second with $7,959,829 and
John Velazquez, rider of Preakness runner-up
Itsmyluckyday, moved into third with
Equine earnings are for all starters of at
least one race in North America and include
earnings from all international races.
Trainer and jockey standings are for North
American-based individuals but include
earnings from select international races.
For a listing of the weekly leaders for
horses, trainers, and jockeys through
May 19, 2012, click