Birdrun led all the way to win the Grade II Brooklyn Handicap, defeating 2010 Belmont Stakes winner Drosselmeyer by 3 3/4 lengths in the mile-and-a-half race Friday at Belmont Park.  (NYRA Photo)

 Courageous Cat winning the Grade 3 Poker Stakes at Belmont Park last Friday.  (NYRA Photo)

French jockey Martin Guyon and Golden Lilac at the finish line to win the 162nd Prix de Diane horse racing, on June 12, 2011 in Chantilly, north of Paris. Golden Lilac won the French Oaks (Prix de Diane) here today to complete a classic double having won the French 1000 Guineas last May.

Silvestre De Sousa riding Law Of The Range at Sandown racecourse on June 11, 2011 in Esher, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Adam Benson riding Enthusiast competes in the Cross Country during the Melbourne International Three Day Event at Werribee Park Mansion and the National Equestrian Centre on June 12, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.