Animal Kingdom, with exercise rider David Nara, peered through the starting gate as he was schooled Wednesday. The late-closing winner of the Kentucky Derby will face front-running Shackleford, winner of the Preakness, in the Belmont Stakes.
Animal Kingdom, with exercise rider David Nara, peered through the starting gate as he was schooled Wednesday. The late-closing winner of the Kentucky Derby will face front-running Shackleford, winner of the Preakness, in the Belmont Stakes. AP
Animal Kingdom, with exercise rider David Nara, peered through the starting gate as he was schooled Wednesday. The late-closing winner of the Kentucky Derby will face front-running Shackleford, winner of the Preakness, in the Belmont Stakes. AP

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom 2-1 favorite in Belmont

June 09, 2011 12:00 AM