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Orb on Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs

© Cindy Pierson Dulay
May 1, 2013

The track was fast and the weather was clear and sunny on Wednesday morning in Louisville before the 2013 Kentucky Derby. It started a bit cool but by the time the Kentucky Derby horses came out for their special work time, it had warmed up nicely. All of the Kentucky Derby contenders on the grounds, except Lines of Battle who is in quarantine, were out this morning. Entries will be taken and post positions will be drawn this afternoon at 5pm.

Since I had 14 horses featured yesterday, first up will be the 4 new ones then the rest in aphabetical order.

Orb has a bath after his jog. He returned to the racetrack Wednesday morning and jogged once around the track under exercise rider Jennifer Patterson. The son of Malibu Moon, who walked the shedrow Tuesday after breezing a half-mile in :47.89 Monday, was scheduled to school in the paddock during Wednesday's first race.

Analyzing the top Kentucky Derby contenders - trying to select a winner by matching each to the profile of a Kentucky Derby winner using many of the more popular angles and statistical trends.
2013 Kentucky Oaks Entries and Post Positions - a field of 11 was entered on Tuesday

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