Connecting the past to the present. Retired jockey Jerry Lambert, left, who rode Native Diver to three-straight (1965-67) Hollywood Gold Cups welcomes Corey Natatani to the club following Lava Man's victory, Saturday, June 30, 2007.
Ted Arneault (center), chief executive officer of MTR gaming, celebrates the passage of a referendum approving table games at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort.
Photo: Chuch Saus
Stevie Wonderboy, Champion 2-year old male of 2005, has been retired from racing and will stand at Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud.
This year is the 50th Anniversary of the 1957 Delaware Handicap. The fillies and mares that comprised the race are remembered not only as great runners but also as great producers. The field, from bottom to top: Pucker Up (2), Tournure (12), Bayou (3), Floral Park (4), Happy Princess (13), Manotick (5), Attica (6), Lagides (14), Dotted Line (15), Princess Turia (1), Pardala (16), Nasrina (7), Rare Treat (8), Kings Mistake (9), Gay Life (17), Stolen Hour (18), Amoret (1a), Little Pache (10), Levee (11).
Photo: Delaware Park Photo
Bayou was Champion 3-year old filly of 1957. She made 17 starts as a 3-year old, winning the Acorn, Gazelle, Maskette, and Delaware Oaks.
Photo: Blood-Horse Library
The Yearling Sales are fast approaching, which means farm inspections of yearlings. Here, Mike Ryan inspects a yearling at Castleton-Lyons near Lexington.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Out Of Control and jockey Michael Baze, center, battle down the stretch with The Tin Man (Victor Espinoza), inside, and Fast And Furious (Alex Solis), left, to win the American Invitational Handicap, Saturday, June 30, 2007 at Hollywood Park.
Owner Bill Feeley, second from right, celebrates with trainer Jack Van Berg, right, and family and friends after The Golden Noodle's victory in the Landaluce Stakes Saturday, June 30, 2007 at Hollywood Park.
Marietta with Rafael Bejarano aboard takes the Iowa Oaks at Prairie Meadows on June 29, 2007.