PICTURES OF THE DAY

In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Awesome Feather, with Jeffrey Sanchez aboard, captures The Gazelle Grade I at Aqueduct in New York on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Japanese jockey Yasunari Iwata (C-white cap) on five-year-old mare Buena Vista reacts after crossing the finish line to win the 2,400-metre (1.5 mile) $6.7 million Japan Cup G1 at the Tokyo Race Course in Tokyo on November 27, 2011. (Photo by Toru Yamanaka /AFP/Getty Images)

Deliburnsky led from start to finish under jockey Pedro Cotto Jr. to win the $75,000 Dave’s Friend at Laurel Park on Saturday. (Photo by Jim McCue/MJC)

Jose Lezcano and To Honor and Serve on their way to winning The Cigar Mile Grade I, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Aqueduct racetrack in Jamaica, N.Y. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Cornelio Velasquez and Lovely Lil winning the Grade 2 Go For Wand Handicap, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Aqueduct racetrack in Ozone Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Michael Rodd rides Members Joy to win the first race at the Betfair Park Hillside at Betfair Park on November 26, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Malcolm Fairclough/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Pacific Ocean and jockey Joel Rosario winning the Grade III, $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Hollwood Park, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)


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Rapid Redux, the 5-year-old gelded son of Pleasantly Perfect, owned by Towson native Robert Cole Jr., set the North American Record for consecutive victories by winning at muddy Mountaineer Race Track in Chester, W.Va. last Monday night.  With De Shawn Parker up, Rapid Redux won his 20th straight. (Photo by Holly Tonini/Eclipse Sportswire)

Arnold Zetcher’s So Brilliant and jockey Martin Garcia, right, hold off Brother Francis with jockey Victor Espinoza, left, and Hodge with jockey Martin Garcia to win the Grade III, $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Hollywood Park, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Ruby Walsh and Sollim parted company during the Silver E. Sanderson Weatherall Novices’ Handicap Steeplechase in Newbury England on Black Friday. Neither were seriously injured.  (Julian Herbert/Action Images)

George Krikorian’s Star Billing with jockey Victor Espinoza, right, pull ahead of Summer Soiree and jockey Gabriel Saez to win the Grade I, $250,000 Matriarch Stakes on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Gary or Cecil Barber’s Stoney Fleece with jockey Joel Rosario race to win the Grade III, $100,000 Generous Stakes on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Hollywood Park, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Sunrise Smarty with jockey Ramon A. Dominguez captures The Fall Highweight Grade III at Aqueduct, in Jamaica, N.Y., on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

Rosie Napravnik aboard Suntracer races down the stretch to win the 25th running of the Woodchopper Stakes at Fair Grounds race courser Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Hodges Photography, Lou Hodges, Jr.)

Ultimate Eagle completed a dream weekend for owner B.J. Wright and trainer Mike Pender by leading from start to finish in the Grade 1, $250,000 Hollywood Derby on Sunday, one day after Wright and Pender captured the Citation Handicap with Jeranimo.  (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Wise Dan, with jockey John Velazquez aboard, rolls to victory ahead of Mission Impazible, left, in the Grade 1 $500,000 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)