Stephen Foster Day

Celebrating Stephen Foster Day at Churchill Downs.

Curlin was the center of attention on Stephen Foster Day.

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The new addition to the Peb Trainer mural, Rick Dutrow and Big Brown

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Pierre Bellocq "Peb" signs autographs on the second floor in front of his Jockey mural.

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A great seat to watch the action.

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PEB Classic presentation with Robby Albarado, right, who won on Sly Storm with Peb, Pierre Bellocq, second right, and Peb's family.

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Derby winners trophies presentation to Big Brown Jockey Kent Desormeaux and Breeder Gary Knapp.

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Showing off the hardware.

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The Horseshoe Bar (Where Good Luck Never Runs Out) does a steady busy on a hot day at Churchill Downs.

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Hystericalady with Garrett Gomez takes the Fleur de Lis (gr. III).

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Go-Go Gomez

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Pure Clan was back on the turf and loving it, pulling away in the Regret under Julien Leparoux.

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Pyro Streaks toward redemption in the Northern Dancer after a poor performance in the Kentucky Derby.

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Pyro and Shaun Bridgmohan in the Northern Dancer.

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Owner Ron Winchell leads Pyro into the Winner's Circle.

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Pyro cools off after an impressive victory in the Northern Dancer.

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Tizdejavu goes gate-to-wire to take the Jefferson Cup.

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Garrett Gomez attempts to cool off after piloting Tizdejavu to victory in the Jefferson Cup. But, there was no cooling off Gomez on Stephen Foster day as he scored 3 stakes wins.

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Greg Fox, trainer of Tizdejavu, heads to the winner's circle after the Jefferson Cup.

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Curlin in the paddock before the Stephen Foster

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All eyes were on Curlin as he headed to the track for the Stephen Foster.

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Jockeying for position in the early going of the Stephen Foster.

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Curlin takes control on the turn.

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Pulling Away.

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Crossing the finish line.

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And the crowd goes wild!

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Jess Jackson leads Curlin into the Winner's Circle after the Stephen Foster.

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The Happy Winner's Circle

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and enjoying the Trophy.

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Robby Albarado and son Kaden in the Winner's Circle.

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Dreaming of Anna took the last race of the day, the Early Times Mint Julep, as Garrett Gomez won his 3rd stakes race.

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But, the day belonged to Curlin.

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