19 May 2007

curlin wins the preakness stakes

audio .mp3 here

"too close to call!...too close to call!"
click here to watch the video race replay via video.nbcsports.com

in a heartbreaker, curlin, ridden by louisianan robby albarado, beats kentucky derby winner street sense (also ridden by a fellow louisianan: calvin borel) by a nose. there will be no triple crown of thoroughbred racing this year. the last triple crown winner (1978) was affirmed.


preakness stakes flashback to 1973 and big red, secretariat:

click here to watch video from youtube.com

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