2013 Blue Grass Stakes Weekend

View the races and sights from the Blue Grass Stakes weekend at Keeneland.

It was a big weekend of racing at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.

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UK basketball great and James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Dan Issel begins the weekend racing by dipping the 2013 Maker's 46 Mile Trophy into the signature red wax.

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Wise Dan (yellow silks) and the rest of the field come around the final turn in The 25th Running of The Maker's 46 Mile.

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Wise Dan with Jose Lezcano up pull away down the stretch.

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Wise Dan wins the 2013 Maker's 46 Mile Stakes at Keeneland.

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Wise Dan wins the 2013 Maker's 46 Mile Stakes at Keeneland.

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Wise Dan wins the 2013 Maker's 46 Mile Stakes at Keeneland.

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Owners Morton Fink, and his wife Elaine after Wise Dan won the Maker's 46 Mile.

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Handsome Mike finishes strong down the stretch on his way to winning the Commonwealth Stakes.

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Jockey Mario Gutierrez celebrates aboard Handsome Mike after winning the Commonwealth Stakes.

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Havelock (pink silks #5) with Garrett Gomez aboard, would go on to win by a nose in the 17th Running of the Shakertown Stakes.

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Havelock and Garrett Gomez after a close victory in the Shakertown Stakes.

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Last Full Measure pulls off an upset victory by a neck in the Madison Stakes.

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Corey Nakatani gives a thumbs up on Last Full Measure as he enters the winner's circle after the Madison Stakes.

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Centre Court with Julien Leparoux heading for victory in the Jenny Wiley Stakes.

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Centre Court wins the 2013 Jenny Wiley Stakes.

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The field races around the final turn in the Blue Grass Stakes.

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The horses roar down the stretch of the Blue Grass Stakes.

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Java's War and Palace Malice charges toward the finish in the final moments of the Blue Grass Stakes.

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Java's War with jockey Julien Leparoux (outside) goes from last to first to win the 2013 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on April 13, 2013.

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Java's War with Julien Leparoux celebrates after winning the 89th Running of the Blue Grass Stakes.

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Julien Leparoux gives a thumbs up as he walks into the winners circle with owner Charles Fipke after winning the Blue Grass Stakes.

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Presentation to the winning connections of Java's War for the 2013 Blue Grass Stakes.

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