Orb as an unraced promising two year old. He went on to win the Fountain of Youth and the Florida Derby at Gulfstream park for the famous and powerful Phipps stables. The legends, the champions, the stories, it all took place here at these barns in Saratoga. Rich in history and culture, now handled by Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey ll. The Phipps family produced many superstars over the years, to name a few: Buckpasser, Majestic Prince, Personal Ensign, Majestic Light, Easy Goer and the all-time greatest sire "Bold Ruler".
Saratoga turns 150 years old this Summer. Home of the Travers stakes, the oldest stakes race in the country in the most historic track in the nation. Orb as an unraced 2 year old colt in his Phipps stable at Saratoga. Orb went on to win 4 races in row, including the Florida Derby. It's official: The 2013 Derby winner " O R B"