The Week in Photos: September 15 - 21, 2007

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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The Blood-Horse: 9/22/2007 issue

Photo: Blood-horse

Tactical Gold, the 4-5 favorite, tries to bite Wood Winner, victor in the first race at Belmont Park September 7.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Leg injury sidelines Rags to Riches until 2008. The 2007 Belmont Stakes winner suffers hairline fracture.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

It was an inauspicious racing debut for The Green Monkey, who brought a world record $16-million at auction last year. The Green Monkey finished third, beaten seven lengths by the winner, Roi Maudit, in the fourth race at Belmont Park Sept. 15.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Lear's Princess, left, defeats the classic-winning Rags to Riches in the nine-furlong Gazelle.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

West Point Thoroughbred's Lear’s Princess, ridden by Eibar Coa, defeated Rags to Riches by a half-length.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Tale of Ekati, bred and owned by Charles Fipke, wins the Futurity with a sub :12 final eighth.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Dance Away Capote, who came flying through the stretch, was a 4 1/2-length winner over, Fantastic Shirl, in the Noble Damsel Handicap at Belmont Park Sept. 15.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Shakesspeare, with Garrett Gomez aboard, comes up the inside to best Kid Deville in the Woodbine Mile.

Photo: Michael Burns

Lucarno swept to the front with one furlong left to easily capture the 231st Ladbrokes St. Leger Stakes at Doncaster Sept. 15.

Photo: Trevor Jones