Orb 7-2 favorite for Kentucky Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Trainer Doug O'Neill had a pretty darned good day on two courses.
First he birdied the eighth hole during a Wednesday afternoon golf outing at Valhalla, and then he aced the Kentucky Derby draw when Goldencents -- the horse co-owned by Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino -- landed in the No. 8 post and was made the 5-1 third choice for Saturday's race.
"It should be perfect for him," said O'Neill, who saddled last year's winner, I'll Have Another.
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