2014 Kentucky Derby Week

The horses and people of Derby (and Oaks) Week 2014.

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Vicar's in Trouble

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Vicar's in Trouble

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Vicar's In Trouble (outside) with Joel Berrientos works in company.

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General a Rod

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General a Rod

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Trainer Mike Maker

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Farrier Frankie Guarneri shoes a horse outside the Mike Maker barn.

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Bits and bridles at the Mike Maker barn

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We Miss Artie exiting the Tex Sutton plane, at Louisville International Airport.

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We Miss Artie is all excited to be on his way to Churchill Downs.

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Wildcat Red, led by assistant trainer Nick Galati, arrives at Churchill Downs.

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Rosalind

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General a Rod

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Room Service

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My Miss Sophia

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Hoppertunity

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Hoppertunity

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Danza

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Danza

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We Miss Artie

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Sugar Shock

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In Tune

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Got Lucky

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Got Lucky

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Ride On Curlin

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Rosalind

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Room Service

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Big Bazinga

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Commanding Curve

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Billy Gowan and Ride On Curlin stop to look out the back of Barn 47 toward the track while cooling out after his morning work.

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My Miss Sophia

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Kiss Moon

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Danza

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Ride On Curlin

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Wildcat Red

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We Miss Artie

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She's a Tiger

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Empress of Midway

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Commanding Curve

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She's a Tiger

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Wildcat Red

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Unbridled Forever

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Medal Count

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Chitu

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Aurelia's Belle

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Vicar's in Trouble

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Bob Baffert faces the media.

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Samraat works out at Belmont Park on April 25, 2014.

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Bayern

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Vinceremos

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Vinceremos

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Danza

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Danza

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Vicar's in Trouble

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My Miss Sophia

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My Miss Sophia

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Intense Holiday

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Big Bazinga

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Big Bazinga

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Big Bazinga

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Commanding Curve

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Candy Boy with Gary Stevens

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Chitu

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Santa Anita Derby winner California Chrome, vans over to Churchill Downs, after flying in from California, Monday afternoon.

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Santa Anita Derby winner California Chrome, vans over to Churchill Downs, after flying in from California, Monday afternoon.

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Santa Anita Derby winner California Chrome, and his groom, Raul Rodriguez, van over to Churchill Downs, after flying in from California, Monday afternoon.

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Empress of Midway

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Fans on the Churchill tour watch as She's a Tiger and an outrider go by.

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Sloppy track surface with horse splashing through it.

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Horses working over a sloppy track.

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Wicked Strong on the track between downpours.

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Danza, left, and Vinceremos prepare to start their work in front of the historic TwinSpires.

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Danza

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Danza, left, and Vinceremos after their work.

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Aurelia's Belle

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Awesome Baby

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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Candy Boy

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Candy Boy

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Candy Boy

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Chitu

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Chitu and barn area crowd

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Chitu

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Commanding Curve

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Commanding Curve

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Commanding Curve

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Empress of Midway

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Empress of Midway

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Trainer Jose Garoffalo

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Empress of Midway

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General a Rod

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General a Rod

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Got Lucky and My Miss Sophia

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Got Lucky, who runs like her Daddy A.P. Indy, head low to the ground.

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Got Lucky

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Billy Gowan, trainer of Ride On Curlin, talks with the media.

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Kim and Randy Gullatt, connections with Vinceremos outside the Todd Pletcher barn.

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Harry's Holiday

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Harry's Holiday

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Hoppertunity

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Intense Holiday

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Kiss Moon

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Kiss Moon

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Kiss Moon

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Medal Count

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Medal Count

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My Miss Sophia

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Ria Antonia

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Tom Proctor

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Ria Antonia

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Ria Antonia

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Trainer Billy Gowan with Ride On Curlin

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Ride On Curlin

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Ride On Curlin

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Ride On Curlin

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Dale Romans, right, walks toward his barn.

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Rosalind

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Rosalind

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Rosalind

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Rosalind

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John Sadler

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Art Sherman, trainer of California Chrome

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She's a Tiger

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She's a Tiger

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Sugar Shock

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Thank You Marylou

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Todd Pletcher is a popular man.

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Uncle Sigh

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Uncle Sigh

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Uncle Sigh

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Uncle Sigh

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We Miss Artie

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We Miss Artie

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We Miss Artie

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Wicked Strong

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Wildcat Red

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Wildcat Red with his groom after a bath.

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Wildcat Red

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Wildcat Red

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Wildcat Red

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We Miss Artie

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Wicked Strong

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We Miss Artie

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Wildcat Red

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Wicked Strong

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Everyone wants to talk to Art Sherman, trainer of favorite California Chrome.

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome with exercise rider William Delgado up come off the track at Churchill Downs with the Twin Spires as a backdrop.

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California Chrome and his exercise rider William Delgado share a laugh at Churchill Downs.

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Candy Boy

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Exercise rider Dana Barnes reassures Chitu on track in front of finish line post.

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Chitu schooling

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Steve Coburn, owner of California Chrome

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Looking out over Churchill Downs

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Commanding Curve is just a blur.

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Commanding Curve and General a Rod

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Commanding Curve

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Dance With Fate

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Danza

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Danza

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Danza

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Danza schooling in the paddock.

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Medal Count on the track at Churchill Downs as another horse looks on.

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The Post Positions

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Pete Eurton, trainer of Dance With Fate

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Empress of Midway

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Fashion Plate

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Fashion Plate

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General a Rod

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Gary Contessa, trainer of Uncle Sigh

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Harry's Holiday

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General a Rod (Kentucky Derby) with Joel Rosario up on the outside and Got Lucky (Kentucky Oaks) on the rail.

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Hoppertunity

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Intense Holiday

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Intense Holiday

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Jimmy Jerkens

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My Miss Sophia

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My Miss Sophia

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My Miss Sophia schooling in the paddock.

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My Miss Sophia (Vinceremos in background)

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Ria Antonia

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Rick Violette, trainer of Samraat

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Ride On Curlin

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Rosalind

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Samraat

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Samraat

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Samraat

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Samraat

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Art Sherman enjoys the limelight of Derby week.

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Sugar Shock

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Trainer Steve Asmussen (R) schools his Kentucky Derby contender Tapiture, in the Churchill Downs paddock.

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Thank You Marylou

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Thank You Marylou

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Uncle Sigh

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Uncle Sigh with steam coming off as he gets his bath at Churchill Downs.

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Untapable schools in the paddock.

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Uncle Sigh

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Untapable schools in the paddock.

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Untapable schooling in paddock

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Vinceremos

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We Miss Artie

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Wildcat Red

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Wildcat Red

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Awesome Baby

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Aurelia's Belle

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Big Bazinga

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Trainer Bob Baffert talking to the media Thursday morning about having to scratch Hoppertunity from the Kentucky Derby.

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California Chrome

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California Chrome

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California Chrome returning to the barn after his first gallop over the Churchill Downs surface.

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Two horses work as California Chrome jogs around the track at Churchill Downs.

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Chitu

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Thursday morning stormy sky.

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Commanding Curve

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Commanding Curve

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Commanding Curve

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Commanding Curve

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Dallas Stewart, trainer of Commanding Curve

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Danza

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Danza

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Danza

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Danza shakes off during his bath at Churchill Downs.

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Getting a bath

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A young photographer at Churchill Downs.

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A mother helps her daughter with a camera at Churchill Downs on May 1, 2014.

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No chance of Medal Count's jockey being overweight.

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The gate, from the Kentucky Derby horses point of view.

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Empress of Midway

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Empress of Midway

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Fashion Plate

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Fashion Plate

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General a Rod

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General a Rod

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Got Lucky

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Intense Holiday

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Intense Holiday

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Medal Count

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Medal Count

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Mike Smith

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Medal Count

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My Miss Sophia

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AE Entrant Pablo Del Monte drew into the Kentucky Derby, but was eventually scratched.

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Ria Antonia

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Pablo Del Monte

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Ria Antonia

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Ride On Curlin

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Ride On Curlin being led to the track by trainer Billy Gowen.

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Tapiture ponied by Steve Assmussen on the track at Churchill Downs.

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Terry Finley, President of West Point Thoroughbreds who own Commanding Curve.

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Trainer Todd Pletcher leads Vinceremos and Danza to the paddock for schooling.

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Todd Pletcher keeping an eye on things.

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Thursday morning stormy sky.

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Uncle Sigh

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Uncle Sigh

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Vinceremos

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Vinceremos

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Vinceremos

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We Miss Artie

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Wicked Strong

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Wicked Strong worked 3 furlongs on May 1 at Churchill Downs.

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Wicked Strong

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Wicked Strong

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Ride On Curlin

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Samraat

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California Chrome - laughing the day away

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Samraat 'hams' it up for the camera Friday morning.

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Uncle Sigh schools on Oaks Day.

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The big board is ready for action.

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