Congratulations to Kentucky Derby 2013 hero Orb, and it was nice to see Shug McGaughey saddle his first Derby winner as well. He looks like a runaway locomotive at this point and might be too hot to handle in Preakness 2013.
Orb was one of my Exciting Prospects
when I posted my first Derby Top 10 list last September. He lacked
maturity in his first three outings but has really put everything
together since. The Derby was his fifth straight win and he goes to
Baltimore on a serious roll. He received a great pace setup in the Derby
and it could be more of the same in the Preakness with the likes of Titletown Five and Goldencents on the engine early.