Orb Comfortable at Classic Distances

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Orb Comfortable at Classic Distances
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Much has been said and written about the grueling demands the Kentucky Derby places on a horse so early in his 3-year-old season. Trainer Shug McGaughey understands how stern the rigors of a 1 1/4-mile race can be on a young horse, but he had no doubt Orb was physically up to the challenge during his victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4.

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