"And they're off…"
Photo: Rick Samuels
…in the 132nd running of the Preakness Stakes.
Photo: Dave Harmon
Xchanger with an early lead.
Photo: Barbara Livingston
Quickly approaching the first turn.
Around the first turn.
Down the back side.
The group approaches the next turn with Hard Spun in the lead.
Headed for the final stretch.
Photo: Jeffrey Snyder
One, Two, Three!
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
It's a battle to the end.
Curlin and jockey Robby Albarado never give up.
Street Sense jockey Calvin Borel looks back at the fast approaching Curlin.
Headed for the wire.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
It was close as the two favorites approached the finish line.
At the wire.
And Curlin wins the 132nd Preakness Stakes.
Jockey Robby Albarado celebrates the victory.
Curlin and his team after the big win.
In the end, Curlin was the Preakness champion.
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