Preakness Week 2008

The people and horses of Preakness 133.

Accompanied by two United Parcel Service vehicles, Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Big Brown arrived and entered the Preakness (gr. I) stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course May 14 to begin his quest for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

He quickly becomes a media attraction at Pimlico.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Riley Tucker prepares for the 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Preakness contender Yankee Bravo.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Gayego arrives for his chance at the Preakness Stakes.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Big Brown settles in.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

The Derby winner waits patiently for the farrier to do his job.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Macho Again, winner of the 2008 Derby Trial, arrives at Pimlico.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Big Brown heads to the track.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The favorite of The Preakness Stakes, Big Brown, enjoys a morning workout at Pimlico Race Course.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Stevil arrives

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Behindatthebar has been scratched from Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (gr. I), according to a Maryland Jockey Club official.

Photo: Michael Wright

On Saturday, Big Brown will try to remain undefeated by winning the second leg of the 2008 Triple Crown.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

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