It was a beautiful day at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Oaks.
Photo: DAVE HARMON
Tidal Pool (blue cap) jumped out to an early lead.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Blind Luck was the favorite going into the race but was in the back of the pack going down the backstretch. Coming around the final turn she began to make up ground.
Photo: Crawford Ifland
Blind Luck was on the far outside coming around the turn.
Photo: MARK MAHAN
Photo: COURTNEY BEARSE
Heading down the final stretch, Evening Jewel was the last horse for Blind Luck to catch.
It became a race to the finish between Blind Luck and Evening Jewel.
Photo: CHAD HARMON
Blind Luck continued to get closer and closer to the lead.
Photo: MATHEA KELLEY
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
It would come down to a photo finish at the wire.
Photo: RICK SAMUELS
Blind Luck would pull ahead just in the nick of time to become the winner of the 2010 Kentucky Oaks.
Blind Luck comes into the race as the favorite and leaves as the winner.
After the race, Blind Luck and jockey Rafael Bejarano celebrate the victory.
A record crowd got to see Bejarano and Blind Luck pull out the victory.
The connections were presented with the winning trophy.
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