Orb wins Ky. Derby 139

Orb wins Ky. Derby 139

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 04: Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)


by WHAS11 editors


Posted on April 29, 2014 at 10:13 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Orb, trained by Shug McGaughey, wins the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby.

The Kentucky Derby win marked 5 straight wins for Orb including the Florida Derby back in March.

Palace Malice led most of the race until Normandy Invasion came out of the shadows to take the lead heading into the stretch.

Out of nowhere, Orb began making his move on the rain-soaked field fighting his way to victory.


Win: Orb

Place: Golden Soul

Show: Revolutionary






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