PICTURES OF THE DAY

In this photo provided by New York Racing Association, Le Grand Cru with jockey Jose Lezcano, captures The Bold Ruler Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 in Ozone Park, N.Y.

In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Criticism, ridden by Javier Castellano, captures The Long Island Handicap at Aqueduct in New York, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.

Young children dressed up as horses join a parade ahead of the Melbourne Cup horse race in Melbourne on November 2, 2009. The national preoccupation with legendary trainer Bart Cummings and second-string entries by Godolphin and Luca Cumani mean international horses are under the radar for November 3’s Melbourne Cup. (Photo by William West/AFP/Getty Images)

Cumani trained horses Cima De Triomphe (R) with jockey Jossemar Alves, Balsaltico (C) with jockey Louis Lopes and Charlie (L) with jockey Sarah Cumani stroll at early morning trackwork at the Sandown Race Course, in Melbourne on November 2, 2009. (Photo by William West/AFP/Getty Images)

Christian Williams and Like Minded (l) clear an early flight in company with the Jack Doyle ridden Henry Hook before landing The Book Now For Boxing Day ‘National Hunt’ Novices Hurdle Racea run at Kempton Park on November 2, 2009 in Sunbury, England. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images Europe)