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Rosario picks up Derby mount

Updated: April 10, 2013, 10:43 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Jockey Joel Rosario has been named to ride Besilu Stables Florida Derby winner Orb in the Kentucky Derby, agent Ron Anderson confirmed April 10.

Rosario rode the 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon in his first five starts, but was unable to take the mount in the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth and Florida Derby due to prior calls -- including a profitable one guiding Animal Kingdom to victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup March 30.

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