PICTURES OF THE DAY

Arena Elvira, ridden by Junior Alvarad, captures the $75,000 Ladies Stakes ahead of Gypsy Gold, ridden by Ramon A. Dominguez, at Aqueduct, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/ New York Racing Association)

Kauai Katie and jockey John R. Velazquez win the $100,000 Old Hat Stakes, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park)

Itsmyluckyday and jockey Paco Lopez win the Gulfstream Park Derby horse race, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park)

Mizdirection and jockey Mike Smith (6) overpower Kindle and jockey Edwin Maldonado, rear, to win the Grade II, $150,000 Monrovia Stakes horse race, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Nicole H, ridden by Ramon A. Dominguez, captures the $75,000 Interborough Stakes at Aqueduct, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/ New York Racing Association)

Runners take the fence in front of the grandstands at Plumpton racecourse on January 06, 2013 in Plumpton, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Runners pull up after finishing The At The Races Sky 415 Novices’ Hurdle Race at Plumpton racecourse on January 06, 2013 in Plumpton, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Merit Man and jockey Joel Rosario win the $100,000 Spectacular Stakes, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park, Adam Coglianese)

Jamie Moore riding De Blacksmith (L) clear the last to win The attheraces.com & British Stallion STuds EBF ‘National Hunt’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Plumpton racecourse on January 06, 2013 in Plumpton, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Princess of Sylmar, ridden by Christopher DeCarlo, wins The Busanda stakes horse race at Aqueduct Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/New York Racing Association)

In a photo slightly altered from the original, runners race down the back straight in The Castle Hotel In Taunton ‘National Hunt’ Novices’ Hurdle Race at Taunton racecourse on January 07, 2013 in Taunton, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Coil and jockey Martin Garcia, left, outlegging Ultimate Eagle (Martin Pedroza), right, to win the Grade II, $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo)

Under confident handling of Joel Rosario, Marc Ferrell’s Called to Serve waited behind the leaders, tipped to the outside and pounced, winning as his rider pleased in the $125,000 Broad Brush Stakes, the co-feature on New Year’s Eve at Laurel Park. (Jim McCue/MJC Photo)

Leslie Ann Jones and Smax enjoying a trail ride. We are happy for Leslie and happy for Smax who has a wonderful home and is enjoying life. (TRF at James River Photo)