The Week in Photos: Dec 7, 2007

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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The Blood-Horse: 12/08/2007 issue

Photo: Blood-horse

Jockey Bill Hartack won a co-record five Kentucky Derbys, including the '64 running aboard E.P. Taylor's Northern Dancer. Hartack passed away on Nov. 26 at the age of 74.

Photo: Churchill Downs Photo

Real Quiet, who is in the midst of his best year yet as a stallion, will relocate to Penn Ridge Farm, a new operation near Middletown, Pa. Kentucky Derby winner is the farm's first stallion.

Photo: Tony Leonard

Grade II winner Will He Shine has been retired from racing for stallion duty at RoParra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

On the right track? Racing's grand experiment with synthetic surfaces is under way.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Romance Is Diane proved she is back on the top of her game with a determined front-running victory over Tough Tiz's Sis in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track Dec. 1.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Bushwacker and Joe Talamo take the $105,800 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) Dec. 2, at Hollywood Park.

Photo: Benoit Photo

J'ray wins the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) Dec. 1, at Calder Race Course in South Florida.

Photo: Jim Lisa

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