PICTURES OF THE DAY

Long live the Queen! (Photo by Bud Morton via Flickr)
Jockey Calvin Borel (3) celebrates atop Rachel Alexandra after finishing ahead of Macho Again with jockey Robby Albarado (4) aboard to win the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)
In a photo provided by Equi-Photo, Gone Astray, left, with Eddie Castro riding, surges past the field on the way to winning the Pennsylvania Derby hors at Philadelphia Park Racetrack in Bensalem, Pa., on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009.
Richard’s Kid with jockey Mike Smith, ran down Einstein with jockey Julien LeParoux, to win the Grade I $1,000,000 Pacific Classic on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, Calif. Rail Trip with jockey Jose Valdivia, Jr., left, finishes third. (Photo by Horsephotos.com/NTRA)

In a photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Dublin, with jockey Jamie Theriot, captures the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Zensational and jockey Victor Espinoza win the Grade I, $300,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif.

In this photo provided by Equi-Photo, Get Serious, ridden by Pablo Fragoso, goes on to win Grade III Red Bank Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009.

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, Rendezvous and jockey Joel Rosario, left, overtake Virginia Derby winner Battle of Hastings, with Tyler Baze, to win the Grade II, $350,000 Del Mar Derby horse race

Hot Dixie Chick, with jockey Robby Albarado, prior to winning the Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Photo by Bud Morton via Flickr)

In this handout provided by Benoit Photo, Mi Sueno with jockey Michael Baze, right, outrun La Nez with jockey Victor Espinoza, left, to win the Grade I, $300,000 Darley Debutante on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, Calif.

In this handout provided by Equi Photo, Western Smoke with jockey Elvis Trujillo wins the $150,000 Sapling Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009.
In this photo provided by Benoit Photo, Carlsbad, ridden by jockey Tyler Baze cruise to an easy victory in the Grade II Rancho Bernardo Handicap, Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, in Del Mar, Calif.

In this photo released by the New York Racing Association, Interactif, with jockey Kent Desormeaux, captures the With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday, Sept. 4, 2009.
In a photo provided by Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino, Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird gallops with an unidentified rider at the track in Ruidoso Downs, N.M. The Kentucky Derby-winning horse will lead the post parade before the All-American Futurity on Monday at the track.