The Week In Photos: August 2, 2011

From Frankel to the Haskell Invitational, lots of racing.

OUT OF THE GATE: Stay Thirsty finally grabbed his breakthrough win July 30 at Saratoga when he turned in a dominating performance in the $500,000 Jim Dandy.

Photo: Coglianese Photos

Frankel took the lead from the start and never looked back, flying home to take the $468,000 QIPCO Sussex Stakes.

Photo: Trevor Jones

Frankel in the winner's circle following his Sussex Stakes victory.

Photo: Trevor Jones

With an eye-catching burst down the middle of Saratoga's inner turf course, odds-on choice Winter Memories reminded many of her dam, Memories of Silver, in winning the $150,000 Lake George Stakes.

Photo: Coglianese Photos/nyra

Great Mills wins the 2011 Quick Call.

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Zagora earned her first United States win in five starts when she charged home on the outside to rally convincingly in the $500,000 Diana Stakes

Photo: Coglianese Photos/nyra

Midday took command two furlongs from the wire and easily held off Snow Fairy July 30 to win the $302,671 Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes (Eng-I) for the third consecutive time at Glorious Goodwood.

Photo: Trevor Jones

Bourbon Bay, who swept Santa Anita's distance turf races last season, showed his prowess on Polytrack, setting a track record while winning the Cougar II.

Photo: Benoit Photography

Tres Borrachos snapped a losing streak that spanned more than two years when he rallied from between horses and swept past favored Kevlar Kid to capture the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar July 30.

Photo: Benoit Photography

Breathless Storm, #2, with Paco Lopez riding won the $100,000 Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Equi-photo

Jockey Tyler Pizarro guides Buongiorno Johnny (inside) to victory over stablemate Maritimer (outside) in the Vandal Stakes.

Photo: Michael Burns

Force Freeze, #7, with Paco Lopez riding won the $100,000 Teddy Drone Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport New Jersey. July 31, 2011.

Photo: Equi-photo

Quiet Giant, #10, with Julien Leparoux riding won the $100,000 Lady's Secret Stakes.

Photo: Equi-photo

Magical Feeling, #9, with Roberto Alvarado, Jr. riding won the $100,000 Regret Stakes at Monmouth Park.

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Marketing Mix, under a patient ride from jockey Patrick Husbands, sprinted down the rail to capture the $262,415 Wonder Where Stakes at Woodbine July 31, the final jewel of Canada's Triple Tiara series.

Photo: Michael Burns

Romacaca takes the Taylor Made Matchmaker after favorite C. S. Silk encounters major trouble leaving the gate.

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Dabirism wins the Prix de Cabourg.

Photo: John Gilmore

Soaring Empire, #1, with Julien Leparoux riding won the $100,000 Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey.

Photo: Equi-photo

Yummy With Butter, winning his first race in nearly two years, ran away from Sayif late to take the Oceanport Stakes on the Monmouth Park lawn july 31.

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Euroears blazed to a Del Mar Polytrack record for six furlongs with a front-running effort in the $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes.

Photo: Benoit Photography

Ask the Moon, claimed for $75,000 last month, took the lead and never looked back while widening her advantage through the Saratoga stretch to produce an 18-1 shocker in the $250,000 Ruffian Invitational.

Photo: Coglianese Photos/nyra

Prohibitive choice Sidney's Candy, given an easy time of it on the front end in his first start for new trainer Todd Pletcher, held his rivals at bay in the $150,000 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf.

Photo: Coglianese Photos/nyra

A forced change of tactics helped Coil capture the the $1 million Resorts Casino Hotel Haskell Invitational (gr. I) in a spirited stretch duel with favored Shackleford at Monmouth Park July 31.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Goldikova made history when she held off the late charge of Sahpresa to claim victory in the $431,730 Prix Rothschild (Fr-I) at Deauville July 31.

Photo: John Gilmore

Saratoga swing dancers.

Photo: Vic Zast

Jockey Jesse Campbell guides Jenny So Great to victory over the E.P.Taylor turf course in the Royal North Stakes.

Photo: Michael Burns

Empire Maker is doing well at his new home.

Photo: Michele Macdonald

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