PICTURES OF THE DAY

2009 Virginia Derby winner Battle of Hastings rallied under jockey Joel Rosario to score a 2 1/2-length victory in Thursday’s $100,000 River City Handicap Gr.III. (Photo by Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs)

The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat, with Julian Pimentel up, extended his unbeaten streak to seven with an exciting, head-bobbing victory in the $50,000 Find Handicap last Saturday at Laurel Park.  (Photo by Jim McCue/MJC)

That’s a lot of chrome…Richard Hughes riding Rule of Nature (C) and Paul Hanagan riding Little Scotland (R) during the Betdaq The Betting Exchange Handicap Stakes on November 4, 2010 in Lingfield, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images Europe)

Jockey Craig Williams riding the eventual winner Brazilian Pulse and Michael Rodd riding Kittens lead the field past the finishing post the first time in the $1 million Crown Oaks during Crown Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 4, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Fans line the fence to get a look at Breeders’ Cup Classic hopeful Zenyatta after her early morning workout for the 2010 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4, 2010. (Reuters Photo)

Breeders Cup Filly & Mare Turf hopeful Eclair de Lune of Germany (R) and Juvenile Turf Humble and Hungry (L) gallop on the track during early morning workouts for the 2010 Breeders Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, November 4, 2010.