Preakness Stakes 2007

Curlin beats the favorite Street Sense to win the Preakness Stakes.

"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.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Around the first turn.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Down the back side.

Photo: Rick Samuels

The group approaches the next turn with Hard Spun in the lead.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Headed for the final stretch.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

One, Two, Three!

Photo: Skip Dickstein

It's a battle to the end.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Curlin and jockey Robby Albarado never give up.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Street Sense jockey Calvin Borel looks back at the fast approaching Curlin.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Headed for the wire.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

It was close as the two favorites approached the finish line.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

At the wire.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

And Curlin wins the 132nd Preakness Stakes.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Robby Albarado celebrates the victory.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Curlin and his team after the big win.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

In the end, Curlin was the Preakness champion.

Photo: Dave Harmon

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