PICTURES OF THE DAY

“Derwin’s Star with Kendrick Carmouche up wins the 400K Charles Town Oaks at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, WV 09.18.2010” Derwin’s Star seized the lead on the turn for home and cruised to her first stakes victory by 4 3/4 lengths in the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks on the night of Sept. 18 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)
Twelve Pack Shelly, who earlier this year became the first winner for Deputy Storm, added to her freshman sire’s list of accomplishments with a sharp victory over six opponents in the $100,000 Miss Shenandoah Stakes on the undercard. Sent off as the 3-to-10 favorite under jockey Harry Vega, Twelve Pack Shelly took control from the outset and cruised to a 4 3/4-length victory over runner-up Catinatree. Final time for the 4 1/2 furlongs was :51.91. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)
Check the Label took command inside the eighth pole and powered to a three-quarter-length victory in the $240,000 Garden City Stakes (G1) on Saturday at Belmont Park. (Photo by NYRA via Flickr)
New Normal (blue cap), bred and owned by Robert Evans and trained by Mark Frostad, took Saturday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Natalma Stakes. (Photo courtesy of WEG/Michael Burns Photograph)
Juddmonte Farms’ Redwood wore down game 29-1 longshot Fifty Proof to take the $750,000, Grade 1 Northern Dancer Breeders’ Cup Turf Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. (Photo courtesy of WEG/Michael Burns Photograph)
Team Valor International homebred Pluck captured Saturday’s Grade 3, $250,000 Summer Stakes at Woodbine. (Photo courtesy of WEG/Michael Burns Photograph)
Jockey Michael Rodd riding Mackadoo wins Race One the Le Pine Funerals Handicap during Underwood Stakes Day day at Caulfield Racecourse on September 18, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images AsiaPac)
Jockey, Richard Mullen riding Temple Meads wins the Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury racecourse on September 18, 2010 in Newbury, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Richard Hughes riding Invincible Ridge win The Dubai Duty Free Nursery Handicap Stakes at Newbury racecourse on September 18, 2010 in Newbury, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Richard Hughes riding Invincible Ridge win The Dubai Duty Free Nursery Handicap Stakes at Newbury racecourse on September 18, 2010 in Newbury, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)