PICTURES OF THE DAY

Richard Hills riding Laaheb (R) battles with Whispering Gallery and Kieren Fallon before winning The Grosvenor Casinos Cumberland Lodge Stakes at Ascot racecourse on September 26, 2010 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)


Nicanor, a full-brother to the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, dictated the pace and dug in late to win last Friday’s feature race at Belmont Park, a $52,000 optional claimer at 1 1/16 miles on the inner turf. (NYRA)

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of the United Arab Emirates riding Ciel Oriental celebrates as he crosses the finish line to finish second in the World Endurance Championship at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky September 26, 2010. (Rueters)