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Litke: Orb trainer Shug McGaughey gets his shot at glory

...is near the top of his game and this fanciful, back-to-the-future tale is still intact, it will finally be Shug McGaughey's turn to go for horse racing's biggest prize. Not that he's about to get ahead of himself."Freaky things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-17/litke-orb-trainer-sh
Contender Cairo Prince to miss Kentucky Derby because of injury

...race and facing a two-week turnaround before the Derby, the winner was a long shot for Churchill Downs. But the Shug McGaughey-trained colt lived up to billing as the favorite in this last-chance Derby prep, contending throughout before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-19/contender-cairo-prin
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will run in Preakness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it's time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing from his Hall of Fame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-05/kentucky-derby-winne
Travers lineup strong with Derby winner Orb looking to top favorites Verrazano and Palace Malice

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Orb is back after a two-month escape from New York, and trainer Shug McGaughey is hoping his Kentucky Derby star returns to his winning ways in the $1 million Travers Stakes on today at Saratoga Race Course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-08-23/travers-lineup-strong-derby-winne
Jockey Joel Rosario adds Derby victory to his roll

...the muck Saturday at Churchill Downs, the jockey rode Orb down the outside to victory, giving himself and trainer Shug McGaughey their first Derby wins.Rosario showed a bit more joy than the laid-back McGaughey for many reasons, the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-05/jockey-joel-rosario-
All eyes on Orb entering Preakness

...really settled in well. He seems to be energetic about what he's doing so I couldn't be more pleased," trainer Shug McGaughey said on a warm and sunny Friday morning. "We're excited about giving him a whirl to see if we can get it done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-17/all-eyes-orb-enterin
Kentucky Derby winner Orb favored to win final leg of Triple Crown

...Triple Crown at Belmont Park.Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice drew the No. 12 post and is 15-1.Orb's trainer, Shug McGaughey, is confident his colt can bounce back from his fourth-place finish behind Oxbow in the Preakness."He's been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-05/kentucky-orb-derby-winner-favored
Orb moves to No. 1 in AP's top-10 Derby list

...four-race winning streak and even has the usually reserved Shug McGaughey excited about the Derby on May 4."I'm kind of...Super Ninety Nine.Here's our Top 10:1. Orb (Shug McGaughey, trainer; John Velazquez, jockey): Florida Derby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-04-01/orb-moves-no-1-aps-top-10-derby-l
History could be made at Kentucky Derby

...with no definitive favorite.Orb is the pre-race choice, just barely. Nearly overshadowed is his trainer, Shug McGaughey, who really, really wants this race. Doug O'Neill trying to win back-to-back. And then there's the threat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-03/history-could-be-mad
Orb, Oxbow could meet again at Belmont

...3-5 favorite Orb finishing fourth. "I like to rack them up in the big events. So, I'll probably go."Trainer Shug McGaughey says he'd like to run Orb in the Belmont, as long as the colt is doing well."The Belmont Stakes is on our radar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-19/orb-oxbow-could-meet