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

ITSMYLUCKYDAY

I'm betting all of my life savings on Itsmyluckyday, mainly because this horse's name could pass for both a #hashtag and a Taylor Swift love song. Here's hoping Saturday will be my lucky day … or I will probably need to find a new place to live. – Alison Schwartz, Associate Editor