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Baffert believes Orb peaking

Updated: May 17, 2013, 7:53 PM ET
By Ron Mitchell | Bloodhorse

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert says that a victory by Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the May 18 Preakness Stakes and having a shot at the elusive Triple Crown would be a major boost to horse racing.

"Everybody tunes in to the second race because they want to see Orb," said Baffert, who is tied with fellow Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas for second among all-time Preakness victories with five. "Orb winning the second leg would be such a boost to horse racing."

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