Photos of the Week

Bradester (Lion Heart) wins the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs on 6.18.2016. Joe Bravo up.
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Grand Night Of Racing

Churchill Downs hosted a big night of racing on Saturday with five graded stakes races on the card. The G1 Stephen Foster Handicap was the highlight of the evening and it didn’t disappoint, as Bradester went wire-to-wire for the upset victory. On the distaff side, Paid Up Subscriber earned her first stakes victory when winning the […]

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Creator and Destin battle to the wire in the 2016 Belmont Stakes
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Belmont Bonanza

The third jewel of the Triple Crown was on Saturday and even though there wasn’t a Triple Crown on the line, the Belmont Stakes was still a thriller as Creator edged Destin to win by a nose. Belmont Park hosted a great slate of races prior to the Belmont. Frosted was simply spectacular as he rocketed to […]

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Beholder pulls away from Stellar Wind to take the G1 Vanity Mile
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: California Gold

The Great Race Place was the place to be on Saturday as two of the top older mares in the country – Beholder and Stellar Wind – squared off in the G1 Vanity Mile. Beholder once again turned in an incredible performance, pulling away to win by 1 1/2 lengths. Also at Santa Anita, Midnight Storm […]

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Si Sage takes the Charles Whittingham
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Memorial Day Weekend

As we remember with proud hearts the soldiers who died for this country, the racing world celebrated their sacrifice with some exciting stakes action across the country. Spectacular maiden winner Enola Gray returned to the races to win her first stake, a dead heat in the Winning Colors resulted in a first graded stakes victory […]

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Exaggerator (Curlin) and jockey Kent Desormeaux win the Preakness Stakes
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Preakness Weekend

Pimlico Race Course took center stage over the weekend as it played host to the second jewel of the Triple Crown. Exaggerator finally turned the tables on rival Nyquist, handing the Kentucky Derby winner his first career defeat when he powered to a 3 1/2-length victory in the Preakness Stakes. If you have any photos […]

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Unified (7) takes command at the top of the stretch on his way to winning the G2 Peter Pan Stakes
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Rising Stars

Graded stakes action was hot and heavy at Belmont Park on Saturday, as the track hosted four graded stakes races. Among those were the G2 Peter Pan Stakes, which saw the highly-regarded Unified keep his perfect record intact with a sharp three-quarter length victory. At Santa Anita, I Will Score signaled that he will be a […]

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Nyquist (Uncle Mo) wins the 2016 Kentucky Derby
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Kentucky Derby Recap

The eyes of racing – and most of the world – were on Churchill Downs over the weekend as the historic track hosted the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Great performances were turned in by both Nyquist in the Derby and Cathryn Sophia in the Oaks. Also victorious at Churchill Downs were Divisidero, who captured the G1 […]

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Lynn Symansky and Donner compete in the stadium jumping on the final day of Rolex
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: OTTB’s Shine At Rolex Three-Day Event

This week, follow our intrepid photographers as they cover the OTTB’s that made it through the grueling Rolex Three-Day Event. Starting with the ceremony of the inspections and dressage, to the slog of the Cross Country, finally ending with sun drenched stadium jumping, 30 percent of the 2016 entries were Thoroughbreds. There were 90 horses and riders set […]

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Da Big Hoss  wins the Elkhorn (G2) at Keeneland.
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Spring Fling

The April race meet is in full swing at Keeneland, and the track held several stakes races throughout the past week. On tap over the weekend were the historic G3 Doubledogdare and the G2 Elkhorn. The Doubledogdare marked the return of Grade 1-winner I’m a Chatterbox; however, the talented filly had to settle for second […]

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Racing at Keeneland
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Girl Power

With spring in full bloom it was yet another big weekend of racing, as both Keeneland and Oaklawn Park hosted major races in several divisions. Oaklawn Park wrapped up another successful racing season with its annual Racing Festival of the South. On Friday, Forever Unbridled earned her first Grade 1 victory when she defeated last […]

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