The Week in Photos: Oct 19, 2007

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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John Henry was an unwanted vagabond who became a beloved hero.

Photo: Patricia Mcqueen

He will not soon be forgotten.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

All week long, John Henry fans left farewell messages at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Oak Tree Racing Association and Santa Anita Park honored legendary John Henry between races Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, with a tribute which included at video presentation. John Henry passed away on Monday, and in the Santa Anita winner's circle to honor the champion were, from left, John Henry's groom (Jose Mercado), exercise rider (Lewis Cenicola), assistant trainer Eduardo Indo, and his Hall of Fame trainer, Ronald McAnally.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Robert Kulina, Vice President and General Manager of Monmouth Park, visits the stable area with Trainer John Forbes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. on August 11, 2007.

Photo: Bill Denver / Equi-photo

Robert Kulina, Vice President and General Manager of Monmouth Park, visits the stable area with Trainer John Forbes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. on August 11, 2007.

Photo: Bill Denver / Equi-photo

Shakespeare captures the $1,000,0000 dollar Woodbine Mile over the E.P.Taylor turf course.

Photo: Michael Burns

Thoroughbred action out of the gate at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey.

Photo: Bill Denver / Equi-photo

Bit of Whimsy with Javier Castellano up wins the Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup Stakes (gr. I) with Dreaming of Anna in second.

Photo: Anne M. Ebarhardt

Jockey Jono Jones takes a sip from the Cup and Saucer trophy after guiding Deputiformer to victory for his third stakes of the weekend at Woodbine.

Photo: Michael Burns

Foxysox and trainer Carla Gaines at Santa Anita Race Park in Arcadia, California.

Photo: Christina House

Daytona and jockey Mike Smith power home strongly to win the Grade II, $150,000 Oak Tree Derby. Saturday, October 13, 2007 at Santa Anita.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Co-owner Tom Lenner, right, has a hug for jockey Mike Smith, left, after Daytona's victory in the Grade II Oak Tree Derby.

Photo: Benoit Photo

It took Dennis J. Federico's Maddy's Heart a mile and an eighth to catch Beau's Tip and win the $200,000 Maryland Million Ladies.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club

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