Kentucky Derby Field 2013: Top Contenders and Trainers in This Year's Race

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Kentucky Derby Field 2013: Top Contenders and Trainers in This Year's Race
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The Kentucky Derby has star power all over. The horses, jockeys, trainers and owners all command their fair share of attention.

The trainers are the ones responsible for making sure the Derby contenders are fit and ready to go on Saturday. The best trainers are always followed after the 2-year-old horses start running to see who will be the next Derby contender.

This year, the Derby has gathered a slew of elite trainers, as well as up-and-comers.

One big training supernova, Bob Baffert, is the big missing piece this year. But there are plenty of great trainers and rising ones in the lineup.

Let's take a look at this year's Kentucky Derby favorites and their trainers.

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