PICTURES OF THE DAY

In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Adios Charlie, with Rajiv Maragh aboard, captures The Jerome Gr.II at Aqueduct on Saturday, April 23, 2011, in New York.

Amazombie and jockey Joel Rosario win the Tiznow Stakes, Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif.

VTA member R. Larry Johnson’s Baltimore Belle wore down the frontrunner to win Saturday’s feature at Pimlico Race Course, the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes for fillies and mares. The Dahlia had been scheduled to be run over the turf but was switched to the main track because of a drenching rain in Baltimore on Friday evening and Saturday morning.  Julian Pimentel was atop Baltimore Belle for trainer Mike Trombetta. (Photo by Jim McCue/MJC)

In keeping with the twists and turns of the Kentucky Derby trail this spring, Saturday’s $200,000 Lexington Gr.III at Keeneland served up another upset, as Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s homebred Derby Kitten surged past the entire field to win going away by 1 1/2 lengths.  (Coady Photography)

Fares Farm’s Embur’s Song held off a late surge from Check the Label to win the 17th running of the $125,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Gr.III by a neck before a Friday afternoon crowd of 15,320 at Keeneland.  (Photo by Coady Photography)

Jamie Spencer riding Kings Gambit (L) win The bet365 Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown racecourse on April 23, 2011 in Esher, England.  (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images)

 In this photo released by Benoit Photo, Liberian Freighter and jockey Martin Garcia, left, hold off The Usual Q.T. with jockey Victor Espinoza, right, to win the Grade III, $100,000 Inglewood Handicap, Sunday, April 24, 2011, at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif.

My Kingdom of Fife (R) ridden by Nash Rawiller wins the Queen Elizabeth Stakes on AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day at Royal Randwick Racecourse on April 23, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Nahem and jockey VIctor Espinoza, right, hold off Woodmans Luck (David Flores), outside, to win the Snow Chief Stakes, Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif.

Augustin Stables’ Radio Flyer with Robbie Walsh up led all the way to win the open timber race at the Fairfax  Hunt Point-to-Point at Morven Park on Easter Sunday.  (Photo by Rich Clay)

Stand to Gain ridden by Rodney Quinn wins the Sydney Cup on AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day at Royal Randwick Racecourse on April 23, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Ultra Blend and jockey Joel Rosario, right, overpower Lady Railrider, ridden by Russell Baze, left, to win the $125,000 B. Thoughtful Stakes, Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif.

The Phillips Racing Partnership’s Winter Memories collared 42-1 longshot Dos Lunas in deep stretch to win the 23rd running of the $100,000 Appalachian Gr.III  for three-year-old fillies by a neck before a crowd of 11,576 on Thursday afternoon at Keeneland.  (Photo by Coady Photography)