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Horse racing: Orb is 1-1 favorite at Preakness

Published May 15, 2013 7:46 pm

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Horse racing • Kentucky Derby winner Orb has drawn the rail as the 1-1 favorite in Saturday's Preakness and has been installed an overwhelming even-money favorite in the nine-horse race.

Orb will seek to keep alive his bid to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Orb won the Derby by 2½ lengths as the betting favorite.

The brown colt is looking for his sixth straight victory as part of the smallest Preakness field since 2007.

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From wire reports

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