PICTURES OF THE DAY

Afleet Express snuck through on the inside and held off a furious late run from Fly Down to win the $1-million Travers Stakes Gr.I by a nose on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by NYRA via Flickr)
Phipps Stable’s homebred Persistently rallied from off the pace in the Personal Ensign Stakes Gr.I on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course and reeled in Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra in the closing strides of the 1 1/4-mile race. (Photo by NYRA via Flickr)
Kept to task in the final furlong by jockey John Velazquez, E. Paul Robsham’s homebred Discreetly Mine showed off his blazing speed en route to his first Gr. I win on Saturday. (Photo by NYRA via Flickr)
 Zayat Stables’ Rightly won the $250,000 Ballerina Stakes Gr.I on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by NYRA via Flickr)
Ross Birkett and Pintura land The Fegentri World Cup Of Nations Stakes run at at Goodwood Racecourse on August 29, 2010 in Chichester, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images Europe)
Frankie Dettori and Poet’s Voice land The totesport.com Celebration Mile run at Goodwood Racecourse on August 28, 2010 in Chichester, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images Europe)