Photos of the Week 3.25.13

by | 03.25.2013 | 7:43am
Capo Bastone stumbles at the start of the 2013 Spiral Stakes at Turfway

Turfway Park played host to its signature day of racing Saturday with the running of the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes, which was worth 50 points toward a start in the Kentucky Derby. Black Onyx rallied from off the pace to spring a 15-1 upset, and his connections promptly made him a late nominee to the KY Derby.

In New Mexico, Sunland Park was the site of the $800,000 Sunland Derby, which saw Govenor Charlie dominate the field and set a new track record. The Bob Baffert-trained colt also earned 50 points in the Road to the Kentucky Derby.

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Once again, we'd like to thank our friends at EquiSport Photos for compiling these wonderful photos from around the country!

  • ASL

    Can someone explain to me how a horse that sets a world record for 1 1/2 miles only gets a 103 Beyer?

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