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Orb dazzles in final pre-Kentucky Derby workout

Updated: April 29, 2013, 3:25 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A wide-open Kentucky Derby might finally have a clear favorite after Orb dazzled onlookers Monday at Churchill Downs.

The Florida Derby winner looked the part of the public choice in his final tuneup before the race on Saturday. Working in tandem with stablemate Overwhelming, Orb effortlessly surged away from his companion in the stretch and galloped out strongly up the clubhouse turn. He completed the half-mile drill in 47.80 seconds.

While the time wasn't the ...

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