The Week in Photos for 1/2/2014

Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park, Hong Kong, Turf Paradise, Laurel Park and more.

Unbridled Note and Corey Nakatani (outside) hold off El Commodore and Gary Stevens to win the Grade III $100,000 Daytona Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Luger (#2) trained by John Size and ridden by Douglas Whyte wins the Griffin Trophy at Sha Tin in Hong Kong

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Derby season got off to a promising start when General a Rod slugged it out to the wire with front-running Wildcat Red to prevail by a head in the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Derby in Florida.

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Photo: Lauren King / Coglianese Photo

Jockey Robby Albarado aboard Dixie Beat (right) puts a nose in front of Yankee Gambler and jockey Miguel Mena to win the 50th running of the Louisiana Futurity (Colts and Geldings Division) at Fair Grounds.

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Photo: Hodges Photography / Lynn Roberts

Customer Base and jockey Mike Smith (second from right) outleg Stormy Atlantic to win the Grade III $100,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © BENOIT PHOTO

E Z Kitty takes the Kachina Handicap at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Enterprising and jockey Gary Stevens captures the $75,000 Eddie Logan Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Idling is victorious in the Arizona Juvenile Fillies Stakes at Turf Paradise.

Photo: Coady Photography

Joint Custody takes the Maryland Juvenile Championship Stakes at Laurel Park.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Sushi Empire and Corey Nakatani win the $75,000 Blue Norther Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © BENOIT PHOTO

Mr Online rides to victory in the El Prado Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Lauren King / Coglianese Photo

Uncle Dave wins the Luke Kruytbosch at Turf Paradise.

Photo: Coady Photography

Mr. Wizard captures the 10th Running of the Albert Dominguez Memorial Handicap at Sunland Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Tapicat wins the Voodoo Dancer Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photo

Nearly replicating the tracking running style he used to win an allowance optional claiming race at Gulfstream Park, Singanothersong nailed down his first career stakes win at the Hallandale Beach, Florida track.

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Photo: Lauren King / Coglianese Photo

Twilight Eclipse wins the Grade III W. L. McKnight Handicap at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Photo: Coady Photography

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