PICTURES OF THE DAY

Zenyatta with Mike Smith make it 18 straight by winning the $300,000 Clement Hirsch Gr. I at Del Mar.

In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Majesticperfection, ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, captures The Alfred G. Vanderbilt stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

In this photo provided by Benoit Photo, Wickedly Perfect, ridden by Rafael Bejarano, to win the Grade III Sorrento Stakes horse race on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif.

Secret Gypsy got an ideal trip for jockey Jamie Theriot to score a two-length win in the five-horse Honorable Miss Handicap Gr.II Aug. 8 and remain undefeated in three starts at Saratoga Race Course. (NYRA Photo)

Champagne d’Oro, winner of the June 5 Acorn Stakes Gr. I at Belmont Park, struck again, this time at Saratoga Aug. 7 in the seven-furlong Test Stakes Gr. I. (NYRA Photo)

Ralph Johnson’s Sand Cove captured his sixth career stakes event in Sunday’s Grade 3, $179,100 Seagram Cup Stakes at Woodbine. (Photo courtesy of WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, who earlier this year won his first Triple Crown race with Belmont Stakes hero Drosselmeyer, reached another milestone today at Saratoga Race Course when he sent out his 4,000th career winner. Mott, 57, best known for campaigning two-time Horse of the Year Cigar, reached 3,999 with the 2-year-old filly Avanta in race 2 at Saratoga on Friday, August 6 and hit the 4,000 win mark with Mystic in the seventh race at Saratoga on Saturday, August 7. (NYRA Photo)

Lisa’s Booby Trap, Kent Desormeaux and owner/trainer Tim Snyder after the undefeated filly with the uplifting story kept her perfect record intact Friday afternoon at Saratoga circling the field to win the $70,000 Loudonville Stakes. (NYRA Photo)

Jake Noonan riding Whiston leads the field to win race Three Warren Lee & Kenneth Norton Handicap during Racing Rewards Raceday at Flemington Racecourse on August 7, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images AsiaPac)