Haskin's Preakness Report: First Two Days in Photos

Following are images from the first two days at Pimlico. There has been little activity on the track, with only Goldencents galloping.

Orb in the traditional Derby winner's stall -- as alert as ever.

Orb knows a patsy when he sees one and Alison McGaughey loves spoiling the Derby winner, who would have gone right into Shug's office to get his mint.

Shug rarely takes his eyes off Orb.

Even when Orb gets rambunctious, he never rattles Jennifer Patterson, whom Shug credits a great deal for Orb's success.

Will Take Charge
The unmistakable blaze and left eye of Will Take Charge.

Itsmyluckyday strikes a majestic pose on his way to the track.

Orb meets a new friend, who was thrilled to pet the Derby winner. Only problem is, his new friend is Dave Kenney, co-owner of Goldencents.

Oh, Dave, here is your horse heading into the paddock...Dave, turn around...Uh, Dave...These Goldencents gents are a fun bunch who know how to have a good time. They're having a ball in Baltimore. And, yes, Dave is rooting for his horse.

Eddie Plesa arrived in Baltimore today and immediately headed to the barn to lavish some affection on Itsmyluckyday. The colt never moved a muscle.

Orb and Jenn Patterson have become the most recognizable couple on the backstretch.

Departing arrives Wednesday with the Kentucky contingent.

Another new arrival, Mylute, checks out the photographers as he heads to the Preakness barn.

Orb schools in the paddock. Cliche or not, Shug is leaving no stone unturned.

After a 12-hour trip from Kentucky Tuesday, Oxbow can't wait to get off the van. He was like a coiled spring on the track this morning.

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