PICTURES OF THE DAY

Joe Bravo celebrates the victory by Black Onyx in the $550,000 Spiral Stakes horse race at Turfway Park racetrack in Florence, Ky., Saturday, March 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Dr. Alex (Teddy Zimmerman) won the amateur highweight timber race over Justpourit (George Hundt, Jr.  (Susan M. Carter Photo/Central Entry)

Snickersville Stable’s Rutledge Classic (Woods Winants – right) won the foxhunter timber race. Baylor Dude (Bart Poole) finished fourth. (Susan M. Carter Photo/Central Entry)

Charles Reed & Mike Zanella’s Bold Affair (with Abel Castellano, up) broke for the front and raced comfortably on the lead the remainder of the way in defense of her title in the $100,000 Conniver Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park.  Bold Affair to a two-length victory over four other Maryland-breds. (Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club)

Last Gunfighter and jockey Rajiv Maragh capture the Grade III Excelsior Stakes horse race at Aqueduct Racetrack, Saturday, March 23, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Frank Bonsal, Jr.’s Terko Service (Mark Beecher – right) won the maiden timber race over Kinross Farm’s Ed’s Big Bet (Chris Read). (Douglas Lees Photo/Central Entry)

Twilight Eclipse and jockey Javier Castellano capture the Grade II Pan American Stakes horse race, Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park, Leslie Martin)

Pamela C. Ziebarth’s Tiz Flirtatious and jockey Julien Leparoux, left, outleg Quiet Oasis with jockey Mario Gutierrez to win the Grade II, $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes horse race on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)