Curlin

Celebrating the career of 2-time Horse of the Year Curlin.

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2-time Horse of the Year Curlin

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Curlin won the Grade III Rebel Stakes on March 17, 2007.

Photo: Coady Photography

He followed that up with a win in the Grade II Arkansas Derby.

Photo: Coady Photography

Curlin's next victory came in the 2007 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

In his final prep race before the 2007 Breeders' Cup World Championships Curlin won the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Curlin would go on to win the 2008 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Eliot Schechter

Photo: Eliot Schechter

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Curlin won the Eclipse Award for 2007 Horse of the Year.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

For Curlin's first two races as a four-year-old he went overseas to race at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. He won both races including the prestigious Dubai World Cup.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Trevor Jones

Photo: Trevor Jones

Photo: Trevor Jones

Photo: Trevor Jones

Curlin's next vicotry of 2008 came in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Curlin's Woodward win at Saratoga moved him one step closer to the top of the all-time earners' list.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Coglianese Photos

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Adam Coglianese

With a win in the Jockey Club Gold Cup Curlin became the all-time leading earner; $10,246,800.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Photo: Coglianese Photos

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Benoit Photo

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Jess Jackson and Steve Asmussen accept the Horse of the Year Award for Curlin at the 2009 Eclipse Awards.

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Jess Jackson gives a thumbs up to Curlin's repeat performance as Horse of the Year.

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Curlin at Lane's End Farm, ready to start his new career.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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