Sweet Goodbye sat just off the pace in Saturday’s $50,000 What a Summer Stakes for fillies and mares, got to the front with a furlong to run and won by 1 length over Royale Michele. Cuvee Uncorked was third as the favorite. Sweet Goodbye, a 5-year-old, Maryland-bred Louis Quatorze mare, ran 6 furlongs on a fast track in 1:11.02. (Photo by Jim McCue)

Neko Bay and Mike Smith emerged from a seven-horse stampede in the stretch to finally secure his first stakes win, capturing the $150,000 San Pasqual Handicap (G2) on Saturday at Santa Anita Park. (Benoit Photo)

Crisp and jockey Joel Rosario outrun Evening Jewel, left, with Victor Espinoza, to win the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes horse race Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. (Benoit Photo)

Custom for Carlos, Julien Leparoux up, took care of business in his 2010 debut, edging away from game Past the Point to win the $98,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes Gr.III by three-quarters of a length on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. (Coglianese Photo)

Richiesgirlgonewild led a wild parade of double-digit longshots across the wire at the end of Saturday’s $100,000 Old Hat Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. (

Pretty Prolific, Edgar Prado up, came from last of nine to win Saturday’s $100,000 Sugar Swirl Stakes for fillies and mares by a head over Warbling. (

Hatfield proved he is the real McCoy in Saturday’s $75,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint. The four-year-old by Proud Citizen got to the leaders at the top of the stretch, edged clear and held off Hockeythehayman in the final sixteenth to win by one length. Little Nick was third. Hatfield, with Javier Castellano up, ran the 5 furlongs on yielding turf in 58.39 seconds. (

Musher Thomas Krause rides his sled dogs during the 2010 Pullman City Quest on January 10, 2010 in Hasselfelde, Germany. The competition counts as one qualification for the European championship. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann/Getty Images Europe)

Runners head down the back straight during Division Two of The William Hill 0800 44 40 40 Bet Now! Handicap Stakes Race run at Kempton Park Racecourse on January 11, 2010 in Sunbury, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images Europe)