2007 Breeders' Cup Classic

Curlin shines in the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic powered by Dodge.

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The horses leave the gate in the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Mike Corrado

Hard Spun (red and white) got off to a quick lead.

Photo: Mike Corrado

The horses head around the first turn at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Hard Spun extends the lead.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Hard Spun in the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

As they came around the final turn Curlin (left) and Street Sense (right) started to gain on Hard Spun.

Photo: Elliot Schechter

Once they hit the final stretch Curlin kicked it into high gear.

Photo: Eliot Schechter

Here he is beginning to pull away from Hard Spun.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Curlin continues to pull away from the pack.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Curlin leaves everyone behind in the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Eliot Schechter

Curlin and jockey Robby Albarado can see victory ahead.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Curlin is a true champion after winning the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Curlin coming down the stretch.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Jockey Robby Albarado begins to celebrate the victory as he crosses the finish line at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

With the win Curlin most likely ran away with Horse of the Year honors for 2007.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Robby Albarado was all smiles after winning the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Photo: Elliot Schechter

Albarado helped decorate the champion after his win.

Photo: Mike Corrado

Trainer Steve Asmussen could not have been happier with Curlin's performance.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Curlin's connections are presented the Breeders' Cup Classic trophy.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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