We talked to a few of them to get their take on how Saturday's race might end up. Not surprisingly, they went heavy on even-money favorite Orb, with a healthy dose of Mylute, the top challenger out of the Kentucky Derby ridden by former Maryland leading rider Rosie Napravnik.
Jennie Rees, Louisville Courier-Journal
Jerry Bossert, New York Daily News
Tim Wilkin, Albany Times Union
Gary Mihoces, USA Today
Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times