PICTURES OF THE DAY

Mark The Book ridden by Richard Johnson clear the last fence to win The Coral Backing Beginners’ Steeplechase during the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow Racecourse, in Gwent, Wales, Britain Monday Dec. 28, 2009.

A look back at Colonial Downs in a photo taken by D. Austin Bury during last summer’s live meet. (Photo by D. Austin Bury via Flickr)