PICTURES OF THE DAY

Virginia-bred Quality Road and John Velazquez winning the $100,000 Hal’s Hope Handicap at Gulfstream Park. Virginian R. Larry Johnson’s Congressional Page was third. The $37,000 FTK yearling by Orientate, out of Page Dancer by Hennessy is five for seven lifetime with earnings of $168,680 including his $10,000 check from the Hal’s Hope. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

In this photo released by Benoit Photo, Tuscan Evening and jockey Rafael Bejarano, foreground, win the Grade III, $100,000 Monrovia Handicap, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

Chelsea Stables’ Greenspring romped by six lengths under Jeremy Rose in the $70,000 Native Dancer Stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park. Encaustic finished second, 1 1/4 lengths before third-place Ah Day. Trainer Chris Grove said he will point the 5-year-old by Orientate to the Grade 2 General George Handicap at Laurel Park on Feb. 15. (Photo by Jim McCue/MJC)

In this photo provided by Benoit Photo, Cat by the Tale and jockey Joel Rosario, second from left, win the Grade II San Gorgonio Handicap, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia Calif.