2009 Breeders' Cup Sights

Scenes of the 2009 Breeders' Cup.

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Welcome to Breeders' Cup 2009

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The Drama of the Draw

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Early morning training Breeders' Cup week.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Clockers Corner was the place to be in the morning.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

John Shirreffs, trainer of Zenyatta, was all smiles Breeders' Cup week.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Zenyatta's every move was recorded.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Bob Baffert, always in demand.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

One of Baffert's charges, Juvenile favorite Lookin At Lucky

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Saeed bin Suroor watches over the Godolphin hopefuls.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Todd Pletcher taking care of business.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

One of the big stories of the week was the condition of Rip Van Winkle's feet, Trainer Aidan O'Brien checks on him on the track.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

2008 Breeders' Cup Mile winner Goldikova prepares for the 2009 edition.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Trying to get a few words from Freddy Head, who rode Miesque and who trains Goldikova.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

California Flag decided that he would rather train without a rider.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

The Irish contingent.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Gary Player won the first prize of the week, the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Sports and Racing Excellence Award

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

These awards were very much in demand.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Ready for Prime Time

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A popular photo spot.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Opening ceremonies

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Boyz 2 Men put their spin on the Breeders' Cup.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The Call to the Post. Let the racing begin.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Heading to the track.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Studying the options.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Covering the post parade.

Photo: Rick Samuels

And they're off in the Breeders' Cup.

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Here they come.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Always a crowd pleaser, the flying dismount of Frankie Dettori.

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Coming down the hill in the Turf Sprint.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

No question about who was the star of this Breeders' Cup.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Zenyatta posing after her triumph.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Everyone wants a photo of the Queen.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

See you next year!

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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