The Week in Photos for 1/28/2014

Santa Anita, Hong Kong; Tampa Bay Downs, Sam Houston Race Park, Gulfstream and more..

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Pin Oak Stud's homebred Cloud Scapes edged ahead of pacesetter Wholelottashakin in the stretch and won the $150,000 Grade II Endeavour Stakes by a neck in her stakes debut at Tampa Bay Downs in Florida.

Photo: SV Photography

Odds-on choice Admiral Kitten surged through the stretch to catch Fredericksburg just in time for a neck victory in the $200,000 Grade III John B. Connally Turf Cup at Sam Houston Race Park in Texas.

Photo: Coady Photography

Glencrest Farm's Onlyforyou was away alertly at the start and took command of the $200,000 Grade II Forward Gal Stakes at Gulfstream Park, going wire-to-wire as the 3-10 pick over five 3-year-old fillies to preserve her undefeated record.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photo

California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza capture the $250,000 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia California.

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Amber Sky #6 wins the 2014 Kent & Curwen Centenary Sprint Cup (HKG1, 1000m) – the first leg of the Hong Kong Speed Series – at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Big Macher and jockey Rafael Bejarano up take the $125,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita Park.

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His slate-gray tail streaming behind him, favored Cairo Prince set sail for home in the $400,000 Grade II Miller Lite Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park, solidifying his status as one of the main contenders to watch on the road to the Kentucky Derby.

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Photo: Shannon Spies / Coglianese Photo

Palace Barista captures the Pelican Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

Photo: SV Photography

F J Uncle Vic wins the Allen's Landing Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park in Texas.

Photo: Coady Photography

Harry C. & Tom O. Meyerhoff’s Bold Curlin had to muscle his way between horses to make a path to the winners’ circle in the $100,000 Native Dancer Stakes at Laurel Park in Maryland.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

L. A. Weekend rides to victory in the Swift Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Alsono wins the 5th Running of the KHEY Country Sprint Stakes at Sunland Park in New Mexico.

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Frankel foal out of Song

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Apropos is victorious in the 31st running of the American Beauty at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas.

Photo: Coady Photography

Indianapolis and jockey Martin Garcia are victorious in the $75,000 San Pedro Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Ciao Bella Luna and Kent Desormeaux win the $125,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint at Santa Anita Park.

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Rose To Gold takes the Houston Ladies Classic at Sam Houston Race Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Kirwan Equine Group & Ed Hipps’ Extrasexyhippzster waited behind traffic, pounded through an opening when the field straightened for home and pulled away to an impressive score in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes for three-year olds at Laurel Park.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Evolution Rocks wins the Thrillin Discovery Handicap at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Photo: Coady Photography

Delaunay (right) with jockey Rosie Napravnik aboard, turns for home in the Fair Grounds stretch to go on to win the F.W. Gaudin Memorial Stakes.

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Photo: Alexander Barkoff / Hodges Photography

Lakerville #7 (second from right) takes the Clocker's Corner Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Due to extreme weather conditions in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. markets, live racing at Laurel Park was cancelled on Wednesday, January 22.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Ramona's Wildcat captures the 17th Running of the El Paso Times Handicap at Sunland Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Susans Express #2 leads the pack to win the $200,000 California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita Park.

Ready to Act wins the Sweetest Chant Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photo

Weewinnin and jockey Joseph Talamo (right) overpower the field to win the $250,000 California Cup Turf Classic at Santa Anita Park.

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Scherzinger and Mike Smith win the Grade II $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Sum Of The Parts is victorious in the Champion Energy Services Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Shrinking Violet wins the Lightning City Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

Photo: SV Photography

Tanzanite Cat takes the Seventh Running of the Smarty Jones at Oaklawn Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Commonwealth New Era Racing’s Taris quickly dispensed of Jonesin for Jerry and sped away to an easy victory in the $100,000 Wide Country Stakes for three-year-old fillies at Laurel Park.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Martin Scafidi’s Winning Image showed initiative and showed the way in the $100,000 What A Summer Stakes at Laurel Park.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

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