PICTURES OF THE DAY

Virginia-bred Victor’s Cry prior to winning the Grade 2 Citation Handicap last weekend. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

The last scheduled day of racing at Laurel Park is Dec. 18th. (Photo by Jed Kirschbaum/Baltimore Sun)

Kauto Star in his box at Paul Nicholls’ Manor Farm Stables. Kauto Star will attempt to win a fifth consecutive $130,000 King George VI Chase on Boxing Day. Famous English jumper Desert Orchid also won the race four times. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)