2010 Breeders' Cup Sights

The images of the 2010 Breeders' Cup.

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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.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Nothing seemed to phase John Shirreffs.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Zenyatta strikes a pose in the paddock.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

A rare site Breeders' Cup week, Zenyatta all alone.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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

Morning Traffic

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Dreaming of Breeders' Cup glory.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Shared Account was feeling frisky in the morning.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Goldikova just went about her business, like she had seen it all before.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

A quiet moment for a busy week.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The little pills that mean so much - the post position draw.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

The Mosses were pleased with number 8 for Zenyatta.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

One of the highlights of the week was Daniel Orantes receiving the 2010 White Horse Award from Hall of Fame rider Pat Day.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Todd Pletcher was enjoying Breeders' Cup activities.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

One of his charges was Breeders' Cup Juvenile favorite Uncle Mo.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Blame trained in the early morning to get used to the lights.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Blame was trained by Al Stall, Jr., who also comes from a Thoroughbred family.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Presenting the colors.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Off and running.

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Friday night was cloudy, but the rains stayed away and spirits were undampened.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

It was a new look for the Breeders' Cup, lights.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

The crowd came out at night.

Photo: Crawford Ifland

And during the day.

Photo: Crawford Ifland

Looking for the answers.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

An unauthorized entrant (wasn't Breeders' Cup eligible)

Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Souvenirs anyone?

Photo: Mathea Kelley

This souvenir was more difficult to acquire.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Zenyatta supporters were everywhere.

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Mathea Kelley

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

But others had fans too, including Quality Road

Photo: Dave Harmon

and Blame.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The sun sets on another Breeders' Cup.

Photo: Rick Samuels

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