PICTURES OF THE DAY

In a photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Tiger’s Rock, ridden by David Cohen, captures the Gallant Fox horse race at Aqueduct on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in New York.

Andrew Tinkler and Sherwoods Folly (L) clear an early fence before landing The Cheltenham Annual Pony Club Raceday Handicap Steeple Chase Race run at Cheltenham Racecourse on January 1, 2010 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images Europe)

Michael Rodd riding A Gold Trail wins the Railway Stakes during the New Zealand Christmas Carnival meeting at the Ellerslie Racecourse on January 1, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand.
(Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images AsiaPac)