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Victory starts on the backside

Updated: April 30, 2013, 2:03 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Special to ESPN.com

"When Allah created the horse, he said to the magnificent creature: 'I have made thee as no other. All the treasures of the earth lie between thy eyes. Thy shalt carry my friends upon thy back. Thy saddle shall be the seat of prayers to me. And thou shalt fly without wings, and conquer without sword …'" -- Bedouin legend

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Every morning this Kentucky Derby week, as owners and jockeys fly into town and trainers oversee final preparations for the chance of ...

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