Best of 2010 https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/ Best of 2010 Monrovia Hcp. (Gr. 3) The frontrunning Tuscan Evening and Rafael Bejarano win the $100,000 Monrovia Hcp. (Gr. 3). (SA Jan. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=71069538 71069538 San Rafael Start Start of the one-mile San Rafael Stakes (Gr. 3), Via Verde on the outside. (SA Jan. 16, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=75532192 75532192 Take Control Take Control, formerly known as Vallenzeri, 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri's first foal. He is sired by A.P. Indy. (SA Jan. 16, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=75532193 75532193 Zenyatta Works Zenyatta, exercise rider Isabelle Bourez aboard, begins a five-furlong workout at Hollywood Park, one day after it was announced that she'd race the 2010 season. (HOL Jan. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=76158329 76158329 Zenyatta Grazes Zenyatta grazes outside trainer John Shirreffs' barn at Hollywood Park. She's so tall the tree branches touch her back! (HOL Jan. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=76158330 76158330 Posing with Zenyatta Fans take their pictures with Zenyatta outside her trainer John Shirreffs' barn at Hollywood Park. Everyone wants a piece of this undefeated supahstah! (HOL Jan. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=76158327 76158327 Zenyatta and Life Is Sweet Famous stablemates Zenyatta, right, and Life Is Sweet graze together outside trainer John Shirreffs' barn at Hollywood Park. (HOL Jan. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=76158331 76158331 Scenic Blast's Schnoz What's soft, white, and afraid of peppermints? The famous nose of Australian Horse of the Year Scenic Blast! Assistant trainer Frank Leal tried to get him to take the treat, but he recoiled each time it touched his nose. He's also afraid of carrots! Scenic Blast transferred to John Shirreffs' stable so he could run on the anti-bleeder medication Lasix, which is banned in Australia. (HOL Jan. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=76158328 76158328 Barretts Barn Area The snowy San Gabriel Mountains serve as a backdrop as buyers inspect horses before the Barretts January Mixed Sale. (Jan. 25, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77277131 77277131 Mare and Foal Hip 379, Magnificent Val, an 11-year-old mare by Pioneering out of Magnificent Baby, with her newborn foal by Candy Ride, born on the sale grounds. The pair sold for $20,000. (Jan. 26, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77277132 77277132 Baffert and Woolley Kentucky Derby-winning trainers Bob Baffert and Chip Woolley, Jr. chat during the Barretts January Mixed Sale. (Jan. 26, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77277130 77277130 Seabiscuit with a Wreath Seabiscuit with a wreath. (SA Jan. 30, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77278662 77278662 Evita Argentina Evita Argentina schools for the next day's Santa Monica Hcp. (Gr. 1). (SA Jan. 30, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77278663 77278663 Waiting for the Break Waiting for the break. (SA Jan. 30, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77278661 77278661 Rafael Bejarano Rafael Bejarano practices his riding posture aboard You Lift Me Up before the Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf. (SA Jan. 30, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=77278664 77278664 Well Monied Roan-colored, grade 2 winner Well Monied gallops during morning workouts at Santa Anita. (SA Jan. 31, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78169954 78169954 Gary Stevens Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, left, walks off the track with Garrett Gomez after his last race as a trainer. He saddled Diamondrella to a 10th-place finish in the Santa Monica Handicap (Gr. 1) (SA Jan. 31, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78169955 78169955 Dave In Dixie Beginners' Seminar: How to Read the Program, Hosted by Dave In Dixie. Dave In Dixie schools for the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (Gr. 2). (SA Feb. 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998017 78998017 Loup Breton & "Psycho" Grade 2 winner Loup Breton and his mohawked exercise rider Rafael "Psycho" Castaneda. (SA Feb. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998019 78998019 Andalusian Pony My pony's prettier than your pony! An Andalusian pony horse. (SA Feb. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998020 78998020 Caracortado & Paul Atkinson Paul Atkinson celebrates one of the biggest wins of his quiet career, aboard Caracortado after the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (Gr. 2). (SA Feb. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998021 78998021 Zardana Santa Maria Hcp. (Gr. 2) - Zardana (4th), stablemate of Life Is Sweet and Zenyatta. (SA Feb. 13, 2010) In her next start she'd pull the upset to defeat returning HOTY Rachel Alexandra. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998018 78998018 Magnolia Blossoms Pink Magnolia blossoms in the paddock. (SA Feb. 15, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=78998022 78998022 Jockey Basketball Team From left: Coach Kurt Hoover, David Flores, Paul Atkinson, Max Corrales, Rafael Bejarano, Simon Pearce, Christian Santiago-Reyes, Joe Talamo, Brice Blanc, Josh Desormeaux, Tony Vong, Tyler Kaplan, and Omar Berrio. Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle schoolers in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80005463 80005463 Jockey Basketball Brice Blanc takes a tumble as Joe Talamo, Rafael Bejarano, and David Flores surround him. Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle schoolers in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80005466 80005466 Christian Santiago-Reyes Eyes The Basket Christian Santiago-Reyes, 2009 Eclipse Champion Apprentice Jockey, eyes the basket. Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle schoolers in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80005467 80005467 Joe Talamo Dribbles Joe Talamo dribbles down the court. Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle schoolers in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80005464 80005464 Rafael Bejarano Shoots a Free Throw Leading jockey Rafael Bejarano shoots a free throw. Members of the Santa Anita jockey colony played Holy Angels middle schoolers in the annual charity basketball game, Feb. 25, 2010, at LaSalle High School in Pasadena, Calif. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80005465 80005465 Tyler Baze and Evita Argentina Jockey Tyler Baze reaches over to pet Evita Argentina. (SA Feb. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80003948 80003948 Sweeter Still Sweeter Still, dwarfed by every horse, including the pony. (SA Feb. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80003947 80003947 Last-Minute Shoe Repair Jockey Alonso Quinonez watches as his horse, General Dan, gets a last-minute shoe repair during the post parade before a race. (SA Feb. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80003949 80003949 Nick Nolte Listens In Actor Nick Nolte, left, researches for his role as a trainer in the HBO pilot "Luck." Jack Van Berg is giving instructions to apprentice jockey Michael James before race 5. (SA Feb. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80003950 80003950 Blind Luck and Jerry Hollendorfer Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer walks along with Blind Luck while talking to Rafael Bejarano about their workout. (SA Mar. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80004352 80004352 Steamin' Blind Luck Blind Luck and Rafael Bejarano (SA Mar. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80004353 80004353 California Flag California Flag trains for the Al Quoz Turf Sprint in Dubai. (SA Mar. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80004354 80004354 Tuscan Evening (SA Mar. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=80003951 80003951 Paddock Room Tunnel Paddock Room tunnel. (SA Mar. 11, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81268770 81268770 Statue and Fountain The John Henry statue as seen through the Kingsbury Memorial Fountain. (SA Mar. 11, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81268772 81268772 Caracortado and Mike Machowsky Trainer Mike Machowsky and Caracortado. (SA Mar. 11, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81268771 81268771 Zenyatta and Caracortado Two unbeatens - Zenyatta and Caracortado - during paddock schooling. (SA Mar. 11, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81268769 81268769 Proud Zenyatta Zenyatta, ruler of all she surveys. (SA Mar. 11, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81268773 81268773 Tuscan Evening Tuscan Evening during morning workouts. (SA Mar. 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81269490 81269490 Point those toes! Point those toes! Zenyatta does her typical prancing before the Santa Margarita Invitational (Gr. 1) (SA Mar. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81269491 81269491 Mike Smith and Zenyatta Mike Smith doffs his helmet to the adoring crowd after Zenyatta's win in the Santa Margarita Invitational (Gr. 1). (SA Mar. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81269492 81269492 "Zenyatta for President!" "Zenyatta for President!" (SA Mar. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81269493 81269493 Dance to my Tune after running second in the Santa Margarita Invitational (Gr. 1) (SA Mar. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81269494 81269494 Ponying at Sunrise Horses are ponied at sunrise. (SA Mar. 14, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841718 81841718 Catching a Loose Horse Outrider Jesus Camacho catches loose horse Chimu after he dumped his rider at the start of race 7. Camacho was honored this day as the employee of the week, and had to go out and earn it! (SA Mar. 14, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841717 81841717 Cheese! Cheese! A rider aboard Emmy Darling. (SA Mar. 21, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841721 81841721 Tyler Baze and Battle of Hastings Whistle on your way to work - Tyler Baze aboard Battle of Hastings. (SA Mar. 21, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841720 81841720 Socks and Hooves The grey filly Triple Cream's socks and dark hooves. She finished fourth for owner Bobby Flay in race 5. (SA Mar. 21, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841723 81841723 Kayce Ace and Life Well Lived Eoin Harty (far right) watches over Kayce Ace, a full sister to Colonel John, and Life Well Lived, a full sister to Well Armed, after they were saddled for their debuts in race 5. (SA Mar. 21, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841722 81841722 Santa Ana Hcp. (Gr. 2) Tuscan Evening and Rafael Bejarano on the lead first time past the stands on their way to winning the Santa Ana Hcp. (Gr. 2). (SA Mar. 21, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=81841719 81841719 Unusual Suspect Hug A hug for Unusual Suspect before the Tokyo City Cup (Gr. 3). (SA Mar. 27, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82374902 82374902 Tiz Chrome One of the last shots I took of Tiz Chrome. :-( (SA Apr. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82374903 82374903 Aitcho Aitcho schools for the Arcadia Hcp. (Gr. 2). (SA Apr. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82374904 82374904 Sidney's Candy Portrait Sidney's Candy before winning the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (Gr. 1). He is named after Sid Craig, the late husband of owner Jenny Craig. (SA Apr. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82620127 82620127 Gato Go Win Portrait Gato Go Win before a second-place finish in the Potrero Grande Hcp. (Gr. 2). (SA Apr. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82620128 82620128 Providencia Stakes (Gr. 2) City to City and Joel Rosario win the Providencia S. (Gr. 2) for 3-year-old turf fillies in front of a crowd of 40,718. (SA Apr. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=82620126 82620126 Maui Mark Howard Zucker-trained Maui Mark poses during a Thoroughbred Owners of California conformation clinic. (SA Apr. 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717581 83717581 Tails a Flyin' Tails a flyin' at the start of the Santana Mile. (SA Apr. 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717582 83717582 Blind Luck and Rafael Bejarano Rafael Bejarano and Blind Luck before a workout. (SA Apr. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717584 83717584 Blind Luck's Hooves Blind Luck's front hooves; sepia. (SA Apr. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717585 83717585 Blind Luck the Ham Blind Luck turns towards the camera. (SA Apr. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717586 83717586 Blind Luck Portrait Multiple grade 1 winner Blind Luck in portrait. (SA Apr. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717587 83717587 Lead Pony Lead outrider Jesus Camacho leads the way in the paddock walking ring. (SA Apr. 17, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717583 83717583 Outriders Outriders wait to pick up horses before race 1. (SA Apr. 18, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=83717588 83717588 Gamely Stakes (Gr. 1) First time past the stands in the Gamely Stakes (Gr. 1), Cat by the Tale is the unexpected leader after being hustled out of the gate. The eventual winner Tuscan Evening tracks in second place. (HOL May 29, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=84886788 84886788 All Due Respect Grade 1-placed All Due Respect poses in the paddock before an impressive win. (HOL June 6, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=86212609 86212609 Hollywood Park Paddock Flora Trumpet Player Jay leaves the paddock before race 5. (HOL June 6, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=86212610 86212610 Rail Trip Schools Grade 1 winner Rail Trip schools in the paddock for the Californian Stakes (Gr. 2). (HOL June 6, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=86212608 86212608 Painted Thoroughbred Moonlark, with paint horse markings, before winning race 2 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87563399 87563399 Horses, Water, and Flora Water reflections and flowers during race 3 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. The winner, Harmonious, is in third place first time apst the stands. (June 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87563400 87563400 Kick! American Wildcat fires a few volleys in the paddock before race 10 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87563401 87563401 Tylerphone Baze Jockey Tyler Baze sits next to the paddock phone before race 10 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87563397 87563397 I've seen this somewhere before... Zenyatta fans will be quick to recognize these colors, the silks of owners Jerry and Ann Moss. This is one of the many decorative silks-themed placards that hang on the grandstand of Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 12, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=87563398 87563398 Track Announcer Vic Stauffer Track announcer Vic Stauffer in his booth at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88061607 88061607 Announcer's View of Hollywood Park Best viewed in full size. Stitched photos of the track announcer's view of Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88061608 88061608 Tower of Teamwork Trainer Anthony Saavedra leads barn favorite, 10-year-old gelding Shadow of Illinois, before race 7 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88061610 88061610 Shadow of Illinois Trainer Anthony Saavedra leads barn favorite, 10-year-old gelding Shadow of Illinois, before race 7 at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88061611 88061611 Resting Ponies Lead ponies rest on the track as they wait to pick up horses for a post parade at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88061609 88061609 The Horse Everyone Came to See The crowd clamors to see Zenyatta and jockey Mike Smith before the Vanity Hcp. (Gr. 1) at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. She was going for a record third win in the race and 17 wins in a row. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88221248 88221248 Zenyatta Win #17! Zenyatta, jockey Mike Smith aboard, overtakes a gallant St. Trinians to win the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (Gr. 1) for a record third time at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. She also won her 17th race in a row, the modern day record for a horse running in open company. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88221246 88221246 A Champion Pose The champion Zenyatta and jockey Mike Smith take in the crowd's cheers after she won her third Vanity Hcp. (Gr. 1) and her 17th race in a row at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88221249 88221249 Million Dollar Smile Jockey Mike Smith flashes his famous smile aboard Zenyatta after she won her third Vanity Hcp. (Gr. 1) and her 17th race in a row at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88221250 88221250 Zenyatta Bobblehead Giveaway What's left in the wake of a Zenyatta bobblehead giveaway at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (June 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=88221247 88221247 Saddling Under Trees Brooklyn Buddy is saddled under trees in the "European-style" paddock at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (July 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=89933164 89933164 "Thank you!" Ever-grateful jockey Martin Garcia thanks trainer John Shirreffs for the mount on Harmonious after their American Oaks (Gr. 1) win at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. Garcia has enjoyed a meteoric rise to grade 1 success this year. (July 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=89933163 89933163 Martin Pedroza Martin Pedroza celebrates his 1,000th Hollywood Park win, the grade 1 Triple Bend Hcp., at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. E Z's Gentleman was the winning horse. (July 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=90947670 90947670 Rail Trip and the Native Diver Monument Rail Trip stands next to the Native Diver monument before the Hollywood Gold Cup (Gr. 1) at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. He ran second in his bid to become only the third repeat winner of the race. Native Diver and Lava Man each won three times. (July 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=90947669 90947669 Awesome Gem wins the Gold Cup Seven-year-old Awesome Gem holds off heavily favored Rail Trip to get his first grade 1 win in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (July 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=90947668 90947668 David Flores and Awesome Gem A very happy David Flores celebrates his Hollywood Gold Cup (Gr. 1) win, with Awesome Gem's blinkers around his arm, at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (July 10, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=90947671 90947671 Zenyatta wins the Clement L. Hirsch Zenyatta wins her third straight Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (Gr. 1) at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. She extended her record to a perfect 18-for-18. (Aug. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=95159926 95159926 Zenyatta Works the Crowd Zenyatta and jockey Mike Smith work the crowd of 32,536 after winning the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (Gr. 1) at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. (Aug. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=95159927 95159927 Zenyatta B&W Black and white of Zenyatta after winning her 18th straight race in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (Gr. 1) at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. (Aug. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=95159925 95159925 In Memory of Tuscan Evening One of my absolute favorites, gone far too soon. https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=95164902 95164902 Staking Their Claim Earlybirds reserve their spot on the rail during morning workouts, hours before the day's first race at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. (Aug. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=97479922 97479922 Trainer Instructions Trainer Doug O'Neill gives pre-race instructions to jockey Rafael Bejarano at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. O'Neill is dominating the trainer standings while Bejarano is in a duel with Joel Rosario for leading jockey of the meet. (Aug. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=97479921 97479921 Enriched wins the Del Mar Mile Enriched (#6), a half-brother to Lava Man, wins his first stakes race in the grade 2, $250,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. Jockey Joel Rosario gave him a winning wire-to-wire ride. (Aug. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=97479923 97479923 Del Mar Palm Trees Palm trees in the paddock at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California, U.S.A. Exposure and contrast were edited to produce this effect. (Aug. 28, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=97479924 97479924 Tell A Kelly Schools Darley Debutante (Gr. 1) winner Tell A Kelly schools in the paddock during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018068 104018068 Hollywood Park Crowd Part of the crowd of 25,837 in the paddock to see Zenyatta run in the Lady's Secret Stakes (Gr. 1) during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. It was Hollywood Park's largest attendance since 2001. (Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018064 104018064 Young Zenyatta Fan A young fan sports a temporary Zenyatta "tattoo" while waiting for her favorite horse to start in the Lady's Secret Stakes (Gr. 1) during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018063 104018063 Zenyatta Wins #19 Zenyatta and jockey Mike Smith overcome a game Switch (far side) to win their third consecutive $250,000 Lady's Secret Stakes (Gr. 1) during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. They also tied the modern day record of 19 consecutive wins set by Peppers Pride. (Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018066 104018066 #1 'til the end! Groupies followed Zenyatta up to her last step off the track after winning the Lady's Secret Stakes (Gr. 1) during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. She won the race for a third consecutive time and also tied the modern day record of 19 consecutive wins. It was her last start at her home base.(Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018065 104018065 Hibaayeb wins the Yellow Ribbon Godolphin Racing's Hibaayeb gallops out after winning the $250,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes (Gr. 1) in her U.S. debut during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104018067 104018067 Squinty Mike Smith Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith flashes his famous squinty smile before a race during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104019314 104019314 Rigoletta Wins the Oak Leaf Rigoletta and jockey David Flores upset the $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (Gr. 1) at 32-1 odds during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104019315 104019315 High five! Jockey Joel Rosario high fives Champ Pegasus' groom after their win in the $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (Gr. 1) during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104019317 104019317 Checking the Saddle Jockey Felipe Valdez makes sure his saddle is on correctly before heading to the track for a race during the Oak Tree meet at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Oct. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104019313 104019313 Zenyatta in Portrait Zenyatta poses outside her trainer John Shirreffs' barn during an afternoon outing at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. She will run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1) Nov. 6 in hopes of ending her remarkable career a perfect 20-for-20. (Oct. 23, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104565488 104565488 The Last Act Crowns the Play "The last act crowns the play." - John Ruskin Zenyatta appears to wear a crown of leaves during an afternoon outing at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. She will run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1) Nov. 6 in hopes of ending her remarkable career a perfect 20-for-20. (Oct. 23, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=104565489 104565489 Blame's Final Breeders' Cup Workout Blame, jockey Garrett Gomez aboard, puts in a final early-morning workout for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1), which he wins by a head over Zenyatta. He worked under the lights at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367890 108367890 Life At Ten Life At Ten pauses during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. Four days later she was involved in a controversy when she showed abnormal behavior before her race and then finished dead last in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (Gr. 1). There's an ongoing investigation into why she wasn't scratched from the race. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367889 108367889 Rider's-Eye View of Evening Jewel Evening Jewel during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. She ran third in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (Gr. 1) four days later. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367891 108367891 Evening Jewel on the Turn Evening Jewel during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. She ran third in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (Gr. 1) four days later. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367892 108367892 Churchill Downs Grandstand The early morning sun lights up the famous twin spires and grandstand of Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367893 108367893 Delegator Rears TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Gr. 1) entrant Delegator (GB) rears during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367895 108367895 Goldikova the Great French superstar Goldikova (IRE) jogs during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. She became the first three-time Breeders' Cup winner when she won the $2 million TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Gr. 1) four days later. (Nov. 2, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108367894 108367894 Forever Together Forever Together, winner of the 2008 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (Gr. 1), gets some lovin' while coming off the track after her morning exercise at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717815 108717815 Zenyatta Gallops at Churchill Zenyatta gallops during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., two days before losing the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1) by a head. Steve Willard is her exercise rider. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717814 108717814 The Usual Q.T.'s Tail TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Gr. 1) entrant The Usual Q.T. displays his infamous high tail carriage during morning workouts at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717813 108717813 Breeders' Cup Winner Dakota Phone Dakota Phone poses in the barn area two days before his upset victory in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Gr. 1) at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717817 108717817 Shades of Grey Three grey horses in a row in the starting gate at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717821 108717821 Harmonious Multiple grade 1 winner Harmonious stands in the barn area at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A., one day before running in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (Gr. 1). (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717818 108717818 Harmonious Overshadowed Harmonious loses the spotlight once her more famous stablemate, Zenyatta, steps onto the stage at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717819 108717819 Zenyatta and John Shirreffs Zenyatta and trainer John Shirreffs at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. two days before her heartbreaking loss by a head in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1). (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717822 108717822 Zenyatta and John Shirreffs Trainer John Shirreffs looks up at Zenyatta at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. two days before her heartbreaking loss by a head in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1). (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717816 108717816 Quality Road's Famous Forelock Multiple grade 1 winner Quality Road's infamous long forelock blows in the breeze at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A. He was schooling in the paddock two days before his run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Gr. 1). (Nov. 4, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108717820 108717820 Mints for John Henry Mints left by a fan sit at the foot of the John Henry memorial statue at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109515460 109515460 Cigar Hall of Famer Cigar enjoys his retirement at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 1, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109515461 109515461 Rahy and Fan A fan takes pictures of Rahy through the bars of his stall at Three Chimneys farm in Midway, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541788 109541788 Smarty Jones Kentucky Derby winner Smarty Jones hides behind a grooming box at Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Kentucky, U.S.A. on the day of his farewell party before he relocated to Pennsylvania. (Nov. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541790 109541790 Brother Derek Brother Derek's groom leads him in his paddock at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky U.S.A. (Nov. 3, 2010) He was one of my absolute favorites when he was racing! https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541786 109541786 Slew City Slew Slew City Slew follows the fenceline of his paddock at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky U.S.A. (Nov. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541789 109541789 Stevie Wonderboy Snacking Eclipse Award champion Stevie Wonderboy stretches to eat leaves on a tree outside his paddock at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541792 109541792 Stevie Wonderboy's Tongue Eclipse Award champion Stevie Wonderboy likes people to grab his tongue when they visit him at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 3, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541791 109541791 Giant's Causeway Leading sire Giant's Causeway at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541787 109541787 Tiznow's Legs Hall of Famer Tiznow's four white socks at Winstar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, U.S.A. (Nov. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=109541785 109541785 Dubai Majesty at Fasig-Tipton Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint winner Dubai Majesty before the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale. She sold for $1.1 million to Katsumi Yoshida. (Nov. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110179813 110179813 Gotta Have Her Grazes Multiple grade 2 winner Gotta Have Her grazes before the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale. She didn't meet her reserve at $1.05 million. (Nov. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110179814 110179814 Take The Points Poses Multiple grade 1 winner Take The Points before the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale. He was withdrawn from the sale. (Nov. 7, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110179812 110179812 Grateful Victors Groom, trainer and jockey celebrate Unusual Suspect's win in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (Gr. 1) at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. (Nov. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110529773 110529773 Unusual Suspect after the Hollywood Turf Cup Six-year-old Unusual Suspect stands on the track after winning the $250,000, grade 1 Hollywood Turf Cup at Hollywood Park racetrack in Inglewood, California, U.S.A. It was his first grade 1 victory in 55 career starts. (Nov. 13, 2010) https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110529774 110529774 First Race on New Santa Anita Dirt Horses break from the starting gate in the first race on opening day at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia, California, U.S.A. It's also the first race on the new dirt track that replaced a problematic Pro-Ride synthetic surface. (Dec. 26, 2010). https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112074212 112074212 The Factor - New Track Record Two-year-old The Factor breaks his maiden and in the process sets a new six-furlong track record of 1:06.98 on opening day at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia, California, U.S.A. (Dec. 26, 2010). https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112074213 112074213 Nakatani does a Double-Take Jockey Corey Nakatani does a double-take at Tappin Tough's sewn-shut eye before the California Breeders' Champion Stakes on opening day at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia, California, U.S.A. (Dec. 26, 2010). https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112074211 112074211 Twirling Candy's Record-Breaking Win in the Malibu Stakes Twirling Candy, left, noses out Smiling Tiger to win the grade 1, $250,000 Malibu Stakes on opening day at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Arcadia, California, U.S.A. He completed seven-furlongs in 1:19.70 to break Spectacular Bid's 30-year-old track record. It was also the third graded stakes win of the day for trainer John Sadler and jockey Joel Rosario, and the second for owner Jenny Craig/Craig Family Trust. (Dec. 26, 2010). https://www.thegallopout.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112074214 112074214