Maryland's connections to Kentucky Derby winner Orb run deep. Not only did his sire Malibu Moon begin his stud career here at Country Life Farm, but co-owner and co-breeder Stuart Janney III is comes from a family of well-respected Maryland horsemen. Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred has the backstories (both by long-time Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred editor Lucy Acton) in our archives.
Click here to read more about the legacy of Stuart Janney, Jr. from 25 years ago when he had the Derby favorite.
Click here to read how Stuart Janney III made his start in breeding and racing, and the family history that surrounds him in a 1993 Maryland Million story.