05/19/2011 3:59PM

Video: Animal Kingdom's trainer, owner discuss Preakness preparations

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Trainer Graham Motion on Preakness favorite Animal Kingdom bouncing back from the Kentucky Derby. "I'm pleasantly surprised with how he's handled it."

 

Animal Kingdom's owner, Barry Irwin, of Team Valor. "Here's my take on the Preakness: He's the horse to beat."

 

Animal Kingdom had a 1 5/8-mile gallop over the Tapeta suface at the Fair Hill training center Wednesday morning.

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