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Oxbow overcomes Orb for shocking Preakness win

Kentucky Derby winner Orb was unable to find his rhythm after breaking from the rail, and never challenged in finishing fourth

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Exercise rider Jennifer Patterson, right, sits on Kentucky Derby winner Orb alongside escort Anna Martinovsky as they prepare for a workout at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 18, 2013, on the morning of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race.

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Hall of Fame trainer Claude R. "Shug" McGaughey, who will send Kentucky Derby winner Orb to the gate in the 138th Preakness Stakes, is deep in thought on the track at Pimlico Race Course early Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Baltimore.

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Wearing a hat with his tickets from 35 years of viewing, Kevin Corcoran of Moorestown, N.J., looks out at the track prior to the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Lindsey Bowman, of Louisville, Ky., wears a big hat as she walks along the concourse at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Baltimore. The 138th Preakness Stakes horse race takes place Saturday.

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Oxbow with jockey Gary Stevens (2nd R) in the irons comes leads the pack out of the gate before taking first place at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Horses take the run at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Oxbow with jockey Gary Stevens (R) in the irons comes leads the pack to take first place at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Oxbow, ridden by jockey Gary Stevens, wins the 138th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Baltimore.

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Oxbow, ridden by jockey Gary Stevens, wins the 138th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Baltimore.

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Oxbow with jockey Gary Stevens in the irons takes first place at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Oxbow with jockey Gary Stevens in the irons takes first place at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Orb, with jockey Joel Rosario aboard, gallops back to the paddock after the 138th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Baltimore. Oxbow won the race, Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, finished fourth.

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Jockey Gary Stevens aboard Oxbow celebrates winning the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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Jockey Gary Stevens (L) holds the trophy beside trainer D. Wayne Lukas (C) after their horse Oxbow took first place at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland May 18, 2013.

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