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Kentucky Derby race recap

  • May 4, 2013 - 11:50 PM

race recap

top three

Win: Orb Place: Golden Soul

Show: Revolutionary

turning point

Jockey Joel Rosario kept Orb well off the extremely fast first half-mile pace, then directed a surge in the deep stretch.

numbers

1 Orb went off as the favorite at 5-1 after Revolutionary had held that spot much of the day.

5 Finish by jockey Rosie Napravnik aboard Mylute. It was the highest finish by a woman rider, bettering her ninth-place showing two years ago.

17 Finish for Goldencents, who is partly owned by Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.

62 Age of trainer Shug McGaughey, who won his first Kentucky Derby.

up next

The Preakness is May 18 at Pimlico Race Course. The distance is 1‚ÄČ3/16 miles.

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