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Preakness Stakes: Orb no longer lost in crowd

BALTIMORE — Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd.

Never caused problems. Never raised a ruckus. Never got sick or hurt while frolicking in the fields of Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., with his pals, or when he was learning how to be a racehorse at Niall Brennan’s farm in Ocala, Fla. Did everything asked of him.

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