Alinghi should win, but underdog Emirates could pull off the upset

Updated: June 21, 2007, 12:52 PM ET
By Gary Jobson | Special to ESPN.com

The most exciting moment in the sport of sailing is the first race of the America's Cup. The anticipation is high, the sailors are nervous and the syndicate sponsors are anxious. The stakes are significant because the winner of this regatta takes the America's Cup trophy and the regatta to its home waters. Based on what we have seen in Valencia, Spain, this 156-year-old competition is now the "Billion-Dollar Cup."

The biggest question is always who will win?

Emirates Team New Zealand ...

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