PICTURES OF THE DAY

John Oxley’s Prospective and Luis Contreras winning the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby Gr.2 on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs.  (Tampa Bay Downs Photo)

Pin Oak Stable’s Alternation, trainer Donnie K. Von Hemel and ridden by jockey Luis Quinonez, won the $125,000 Razorback Handicap Gr.3 at Oaklawn Park, March 10, 2012.  (Coady Photography/Oaklawn Park)

On Fire Baby winning the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes Gr.3 at Oaklawn Park.  (Coady Photography/Oaklawn Park)

Bold Affair quickly opened a clear advantage on her way to an easy victory over filly and mare rivals in the $75,000 Conniver Stakes, Saturday at Laurel Park.  Owned by Charles Reed and Mike Zanella and trained by Howard Wolfendale, Bold Affair was ridden by Abel Castellano.  At the finish, the daughter of Two Punch was 6-1/2 lengths ahead of Baltimore Belle, with Music Please a distant third. (Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club)

Jack Madden riding Hurricane Fly, the winners of the famous Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham in 2001, cross the track during exercise prior to the festival meeting commencing on Tuesday at Cheltenham racecourse on March 11, 2012 in Cheltenham, England.  Most consider the Champion Hurdle the most prestigious steeplechase in Great Britain.  (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

2011 Champion Hurdle winner Hurricane Fly. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

A horse and rider exercise prior to the festival meeting commencing on Tuesday at Cheltenham racecourse on March 11, 2012. (lan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Prince Harry plays polo for the Sentebale team at the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup 2012 on March 11th, 2012 in Campinas, Sao Paulo State, Brazil. The 2012 Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup closes Prince Harry’s Official Tour of Brazil. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso from the Lesotho Royal family in response to the plight of the neediest and most vulnerable of Lesotho’s children. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images Europe)

Howe Great, ridden by John Velazquez, captures the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes Gr.3, Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park, Adam Coglianese)

Heinz Steinmann’s Creative Cause and jockey Joel Rosario pull away from Bodemeister, ridden by Rafael Bejarano, right, to win the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes Gr.3, Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

In this photo provided by Hodges Photography, Icon Ike, ridden by Rosie Napravnik, wins the $75,000 Black Gold Stakes, Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Fair Grounds in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Hodges Photography, Lou Hodges, Jr.)

Trinniberg, ridden by Willie Martinez, captures the $150,000 Swale Stakes Gr.3, Saturday, March 10, 2012, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park, Adam Coglianese)

Mucho Macho Man, ridden by Ramon Dominguez, captures the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap Gr.2, Saturday, March 10, 2012, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park, Adam Coglianese)

Agave Kiss with jockey Ryan Curatolo captures the $150,000 Cicada Stakes Gr.3 at Aqueduct, in New York, Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Runners race down the back straight at Wincanton racecourse on March 09, 2012 in Wincanton, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Izzy Rules, ridden by jockey Edwin A. Maldonado, wins the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes Gr.3, Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Kick On Stables’ The Editor (Jeff Murphy) won the novice timber race at Blue Ridge Point-to-Point. Shawna Stout & Shawmark Farm’s Red Ghost (Carl Rafter) was second. (Douglas Lees Photo/Central Entry)

Zoe Valvo’s Triton Light (Carl Rafter) jumping with the lead in the open hurdle race at Blue Ridge Point-to-Point. (Susan M. Carter Photo/Central Entry)

Magalen O. Bryant’s Classic Bridges (Chris Read) won the maiden hurdle race at Blue Ridge Point-to-Point. (Susan M. Carter Photo/Central Entry)

Capponi flew home in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round III (UAE-I) under Ahmed Ajtebi at Meydan in Dubai. (Andrew Watkins/Dubai Racing Club)