Welcome to the 2012 Breeders' Cup.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Back at Santa Anita.
Photo: Chad Harmon
A wonderful way to start the day.
Photo: Crawford Ifland
The San Gabriel Mountains provide a dramatic backdrop for Breeders' Cup activities.
The place to be Breeders' Cup week.
Wyatt, the Bridleless pony, and his person Donna Keen ruled mornings at Santa Anita.
Beware, the Breeders' Cup is coming.
The winners sometimes seemed hard to find.
Game On Dude had home field advantage.
2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom turned some heads in the morning.
Photo: Dave Harmon
Groupie Doll only has one speed - fast.
From the team that brought you I'll Have Another came He's Had Enough.
Class Included was hard to miss.
Trinniberg gets a morning hug.
Shackleford drew a crowd whenever he appeared.
Freddy Head was back with another filly in the Mile.
Some people questioned the training methods of Calidoscopio, but he had the last laugh.
Mucho Macho Man was the last horse out of New York, after Hurricane Sandy interferred with travel plans.
Photo: Rick Samuels
Shanghai Bobby, who was also on the last plane from New York, didn't seem to have any jet lag.
Mr. Baffert, can we get a quick word?
French filly Flotilla was California Dreaming.
Little Mike meets his public.
Photo: Tracy Gantz
Excelebration was glad to leave Frankel behind in Europe.
But, he still had to deal with Wise Dan.
They don't come much flashier than Brown Almighty,
or much faster than Beholder.
Royal Delta was the picture of calm.
Awaiting the crowd
ready for the load.
Making sure every hair is in place.
It's Breeders' Cup Day.
Presenting the colors,
and unrolling the flag.
Photo: Skip Dickstein
Let's get this party started.
Looks like everyone is here.
Wait, I have to get my shot.
All she needs is a horse.
Do you think this one has a chance? USC Mascot Traveler.
Or should you put your money on him?
A weighty matter.
All the colors of the rainbow.
Breeders' Cup Fashion
Tweeting their picks.
Zenyatta is still strutting her stuff at Santa Anita.
Keeping a keen eye on the horses.
Displaying the Breeders' Cup Spirit.
Save me a seat!
Seabiscuit wearing his Breeders' Cup best.
Must have had a good day, money is coming out of his head.
Tony Bennett promised that the best was yet to come, and
everyone believed him.
And They're Off!
To get one of these.
Thanks for coming, and we'll see you next year!
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