Welcome to Derby 135.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
The day began with news that favorite I Want Revenge would stay in the barn.
The other news was the rain, which competed for attention with the Twin Spires.
Photo: Rick Samuels
But, the roses were always in focus.
Pausing to honor America.
Photo: Elizabeth Lovejoy
Doing a little shopping - Derby style.
Posing for the camera before getting to work.
Photo: Mike Corrado
This is the winner.
No, I have the winner.
This may take more studying.
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
Someone picked the right one.
It's all about having the right hat.
Mike Smith takes time out to sign.
In these economic times, everyone has to chip in.
Reflecting on Derby Day.
Photo: Courtney V. Bearse
Honoring Eight Belles before the race named for her.
Rick Porter, owner of Eight Belles, receives an American flag from the US Navy prior to the 1st running of the Eight Belles (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.
Going to the post in the Eight Belles
Go, go, go.
Einstein treated the fans to a repeat performance in the Woodford Reserve.
Testing the track conditions
Photo: Mathea Kelley
The hardware is waiting.
It's almost time for the big one.
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