Preakness Day 2007

Preakness morning at Pimlico.

Early morning patrons in the track kitchen on Preakness Day at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Pimlico waits for the day to begin.

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The gateway to the infield.

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Amelia Ryerse with 98 Rock radio morning show begins her day at the track.

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What's a Preakness without the perfect hat?

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A vendor waits to sell ice to patrons of the infield.

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Get yer souvenir t-shirts right here!

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A jockey weighs in after a race.

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Jockey Oscar Mancilla is covered with mud.

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Preakness nails…

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Preakness personnel prepare betting machines for the busy day ahead.

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Smiling troops enter the track for a different kind of duty.

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Dr. Larry Bramlage, lead veterinarian for the On Call team on Preakness Day at Pimlico.

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Photographer sets up remote camera on judge's stand at Pimlico finish line.

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The Lexington Herald-Leader's Mark Cornelison sets a remote camera beneath the rail.

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Duke fan says ""BYO""

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Sports Illustrated photographer Bill Frakes deploys fleet of cameras under the finish line rail .

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Street Magician with Rafael Bejarano up wins the Hirsch Jacobs Stakes.

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To protect and serve and enjoy a day at the races...

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Precious Kitten with Rafael Bejarano up wins the Gallorette Handicap.

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Horsey merchandise waits for fans.

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Diabolical with Mario Pino up wins the Emirates Airline Maryland Sprint Handicap with Talent Search and Ryan Foglesonger in second.

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Preakness pin.

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Flashy Bull (inside) with Alan Garcia up wins the William Donald Schaefer Handicap with Hesanoldsalt and Edgar Prado (outside) in second.

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Slow motion racing…

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Dixie Stakes winner Remarkable News with Ramon Dominguez up.

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Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon.

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Wings of Blue Jump Team member carrying the Barbaro Stakes flag.

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Chelokee wins the inaugural running of the Barbaro Stakes.

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The call to the post for 132nd running of the Preakness Stakes

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The Woodlawn vase, the oldest trophy in racing, is carried out to the winners area.

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Curlin with Robby Albarado up wins the Preakness Stakes.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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