PEOPLE Pets Editors Pick 5 Kentucky Derby ContendersBefore Saturday's big race, we tell you which equine to place your bets on

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Published: Friday May 03, 2013 | 08:00 PM EDT


He might be a long shot, but it's hard not to root for a horse with a name as fun as Frac Daddy. In fact, there's no other Derby entrant whose moniker I'd rather be shouting from the stands. Despite health issues in his past, Daddy is coming off of a second-place finish at the Arkansas Derby, and it looks like full-steam ahead. – Kiran Hefa, Assistant Editor

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