It's that time again, Breeders' Cup Time.
Photo: Dave Harmon
The Breeders' Cup returned to Churchill Downs for the first time since 2006.
Photo: Crawford Ifland
A Breeders' Cup welcome from Pat Day.
Photo: Chad B. Harmon
The moment everyone was waiting for, the arrival of Zenyatta.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Zenyatta drew a crowd wherever she went.
Photo: Skip Dickstein
And Mike Smith was a man in demand.
Nothing seemed to phase John Shirreffs.
Zenyatta strikes a pose in the paddock.
A rare site Breeders' Cup week, Zenyatta all alone.
The other big story of the week was the condition of the turf course
Photo: Rick Samuels
and whether Arc winner Workforce would run. He eventually was scratched.
Photo: Mathea Kelley
Dreaming of Breeders' Cup glory.
Shared Account was feeling frisky in the morning.
Goldikova just went about her business, like she had seen it all before.
A quiet moment for a busy week.
The little pills that mean so much - the post position draw.
The Mosses were pleased with number 8 for Zenyatta.
One of the highlights of the week was Daniel Orantes receiving the 2010 White Horse Award from Hall of Fame rider Pat Day.
Todd Pletcher was enjoying Breeders' Cup activities.
One of his charges was Breeders' Cup Juvenile favorite Uncle Mo.
Blame trained in the early morning to get used to the lights.
Blame was trained by Al Stall, Jr., who also comes from a Thoroughbred family.
Presenting the colors.
Off and running.
Friday night was cloudy, but the rains stayed away and spirits were undampened.
It was a new look for the Breeders' Cup, lights.
The crowd came out at night.
And during the day.
Looking for the answers.
An unauthorized entrant (wasn't Breeders' Cup eligible)
This souvenir was more difficult to acquire.
Zenyatta supporters were everywhere.
But others had fans too, including Quality Road
The sun sets on another Breeders' Cup.
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