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5) Can Rosie Napravnik be the first triumphant female jockey?

Kentucky Derby storylines

Newsday's Ed McNamara highlights the top five storylines for Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

1) Will Verrazano emerge as a superstar or
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1) Will Verrazano emerge as a superstar or fail to stay 1 1/4 miles?

2) Can Goldencents give Rick Pitino's golfing buddy
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2) Can Goldencents give Rick Pitino's golfing buddy Doug O'Neill a second consecutive Derby while Kevin Krigger becomes the first black rider to win it since 1902?

3) Can Gary Stevens, 50, and D. Wayne
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3) Can Gary Stevens, 50, and D. Wayne Lukas, 77, get a third Derby victory together, 25 years after their first?

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4) Can Shug McGaughey, 62, finally get the
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4) Can Shug McGaughey, 62, finally get the roses with Orb?

5) Can Rosie Napravnik be the first triumphant
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5) Can Rosie Napravnik be the first triumphant female jockey?

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