Photos of the Week

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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First time past the stands in the Maker's 46 Mile at Keeneland, eventually won by #2 Miss Temple City.
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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Brody's Cause (Giant's Causeway) wins the Bluegrass Stakes at Keeneland
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Spring Colors

The opening of Keeneland last Friday could only mean one thing – spring has now officially arrived in Kentucky. The historic venue played host to three Grade 1 races on Saturday, one of which was the Toyota Blue Grass. In that race, Brody’s Cause showed his affinity for the Keeneland surface and punched his ticket to […]

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The field leaves the gate in the Florida Derby
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Visions Of Roses

  All eyes were on Gulfstream Park on Saturday as the top two 3-year-old colts in the country – champion Nyquist and Mohaymen – put their undefeated records on the line in the G1 Florida Derby. When the dust settled it was Nyquist, the Eclipse Award winning juvenile champion, that moved on to Kentucky as […]

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Victor Espinoza celebrates as California Chrome wins the Dubai World Cup
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Desert Gold

Horse racing had an international stage on Saturday as Meydan Racecourse hosted the rich Dubai World Cup card. Eight graded stakes races – five of them Group 1 – were featured on the program, highlighted by the rich, $10 million Dubai World Cup. California Chrome improved on his runner-up finish in 2015 with a commanding 3 […]

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Destin defeats stablemate Outwork to win the Tampa Bay Derby
Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Spring Forward

Saturday was one of the busiest days of racing so far this season with several major stakes races on both coasts. In California, older horses where in the spotlight as Santa Anita hosted its marquee event, the G1 Santa Anita Handicap. Melatonin, a 16-1 longshot, went wire-to-wire in scoring the upset victory. There were also two […]

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