Florida Derby sets attendance record

20,382 fans pack Gulfstream Park

Published On: Mar 31 2013 02:19:54 PM EDT
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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -

The Florida Derby has a new attendance record.

20.382 fans went to the big race on Saturday.

That figure tops the previous high of 18,224 set last year.

Orb won the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby.

With the win, Orb is now one of the favorites to win the Kentucky Derby.