05/06/2013 6:57PM

Photos: Kentucky Derby 2013, start to finish


How the 139th Kentucky Derby unfolded Saturday, May 4, at Churchill Downs:

Normandy Invasion finds himself in tight shortly after the break as he gets squeezed between Golden Soul and Mylute while Orb gets away cleanly from the auxiliary starting gate. [Photo: Jenny Burgos]

Palace Malice (third from right), Goldencents (second from right), and Verrazano (third from left) set the pace in one of the fastest first quarters in Derby history. [Photo: Jenny Burgos]

Orb, Golden Soul, and Mylute (second from left) retreat to the back heading into the clubhouse turn. [Photo: Barbara D. Livingston]

Normandy Invasion surges to the lead on the turn for home, as Calvin Borel assumes his customary rail position with Revolutionary and Orb swings widest with clear running room into the stretch. [Photo: John Bambury]

[Photo: Barbara D. Livingston]

Orb pulls away from Golden Soul and the rest of the field in the final yards and posts a 2 1/2-length victory. [Photo: Jenny Burgos]

MORE: Orb storms home to win Kentucky Derby as 5-1 favorite.