PICTURES OF THE DAY

Zenyatta and Mike Smith after winning the $250,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap Gr. I at Santa Anita Park on Saturday. Zenyatta will continue to prepare for the Apple Blossom Invitational Stakes Gr. I on April 9. (Photo Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

Sidney’s Candy and jockey Joe Talamo set dawdling fractions on the front end and capitalized by holding off Interactif to win the $150,000 San Felipe Stakes Gr. II on Saturday at Santa Anita Park. (Photo Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

Padua Stables’ Odysseus took a giant step in his journey to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands Gr. I with a dramatic late surge to win a photo finish over Schoolyard Dreams in the $300,000 Tampa Bay Derby Gr. III on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs. (Photo Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

You and I Forever and Javier Castellano winning the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap Gr. II on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. (Coglianese Photo)

Champion Lookin At Lucky and Garrett Gomez winning the $300,000 Rebel Stakes Gr.II at Oaklawn Park. (Photo by Jeff Coady/Coady Photography)

No Such Word and Terry Thompson inhaled front-runner Decelerator in the stretch and drove to a dominant 2 1/2-length victory in the $125,000 Honeybee Stakes Gr. III on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. (Photo by Jeff Coady/Coady Photography)

In a photo provided by Gulfstream Park, Warbling, with jockey Julien Leparoux, captures the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes Gr. II at Gulfstream Park on Sunday, March 14, 2010, in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

In this photo released by Fair Grounds Race Course, Zardana, left, with David Flores aboard, races down the stretch against Rachel Alexandra and jockey Calvin Borel during the New Orleans Ladies Stakes on Satruday, March 13, 2010, at Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. Zardana won the race. Rachel Alexandra’s connections announced after the race that she will be skipping the Apple Blossom invitational in April.

Sweet Goodbye and J. D. Acosta win the $70,000 Conniver Stakes at Laurel Park on Saturday. (Photo by Jim McCue/MJC)

Go Native (r) leads the Willie Mullins string around the gallops at Cheltenham racecourse on March 14, 2010 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Meanus Dandy and Ruby Walsh jump the last to win The paddypower.com Handicap Steeple Chase run at Sandown Park on March 13, 2010 in Esher, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)

Leith Innes riding Banchee (center) wins the Auckland Diamond Stakes during the SkyCity Diamond Day meeting at Ellerslie on March 13, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Opie Bosson riding Vosne Romanee (center – yellow silks) hangs at the back of the pack before winning the SkyCity New Zealand Stakes during the SkyCity Diamond Day meeting at Ellerslie on March 13, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images AsiaPac)

Jockey Nicholas Hall riding Zipping wins Race 8 the Darley Australian Cup from Sirmione ridden by Luke Nolen during the Super Family Day meeting at Flemington Racecourse on March 13, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images AsiaPac)