The Week in Photos: Nov. 2, 2007

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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The Blood-Horse: 11/3/2007 issue

Photo: Blood-horse

After winning the 2007 Breeders' Cup Classic the ongoing saga of Curlin continued in a courtroom in Kentucky Nov. 1 when a judge ruled the 20% interest in the colt owned by the two original owners would be turned over to the more than 400 persons involved in a lawsuit over the diet drug fen-phen.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Garrett Gomez was named the 2007 recipient of the AIG Bill Shoemaker Award, presented to the Breeders' Cup's outstanding jockey. Gomez had two winners, Indian Blessing in the Juvenile Fillies and Midnight Lute in the Sprint.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The Breeders' Cup World Championships at rain soaked Monmouth Park on the Jersey Shore, run for the first time with 11 races over two days, left ample time for reflective moments.

Photo: Rick Samuels

George Washington was euthanized after the Breeders' Cup Classic because the European champion suffered a fracture of the cannon bone in the right front fetlock joint as well as fractured sesamoids.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

No Foreign Runners Win For First Time Since 1998.Dylan Thomas (pictured) never took to the soft turf and finished fifth in his race.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Octave to sell at Fasig-Tipton November mixed sale in Lexington, Kentucky.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Breeders' Cup Turf winner English Channel has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Hurricane Hall.

Photo: Jeff Snyder

Horse population is faring well thus far as wildfires burn in California.

Photo: Wally Skalij

As the fall meet begins at Churchill Downs tests for equine herpesvirus come back negative.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt