The Week in Photos: May 30, 2008

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

The Blood-Horse: 05/31/2008 issue

Photo: Blood-horse

A Thousand Words: At the break of the inaugural American 1000 Guineas May 24 at Arlington Park; Much Obliged (shadow roll) wins.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Big Brown's hoof gets an inspection May 27. The colt's quarter crack is not expected to derail his bid for the Triple Crown.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Grade I winner and millionaire Nobiz Like Shobiz has been retired from racing. A 4-year-old son of Albert the Great, Nobiz Like Shobiz scored his big win in last year’s Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I). He earned a career total of $1,544,730 racing for his breeder, Elizabeth Valando.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Panty Raid, a grade I winner on dirt and turf, has been retired from racing because of a torn suspensory. The 4-year-old millionaire daughter of Include raced for the Greathouse family’s Glencrest Farm and Dan Tayloe.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Divine Park wins the $600,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Looky Yonder upset the heavily favored Dream Rush in the Vagrancy (gr. II) May 25 at Belmont.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Daytona rolls home in the May 26 Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Precious Kitten cruises home as the heavy favorite in the Gamely (gr. I) at Hollywood Park.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Much Obliged closes strongly to win the American 1000 Guineas at Arlington Park.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Henrythenavigator made it a Guineas sweep when he powered away from rival New Approach to capture the Boylesports Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) by 1 3/4-lengths at The Curragh May 24.

Photo: Trevor Jones