The Week in Photos for 10/22/2013

Europe, Belmont Park, Keeneland, Woodbine, Japan and much more.

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2013 British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse in England.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

First-time blinkers made all the difference for Olympic Glory, who cruised past supplemental entry Top Notch Tonto for a clear win in the £1 million QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Overheard with Eurico Da Silva up wins the Grade III Pin Oak Valley View for owner Mrs. Josephine Abercrombie, owner of Pin Oak Farm at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky.

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Photo: Anne M.Eberhardt

Saratoga Snacks, owned by Hall of Fame football coach Bill Parcells, took the lead coming into the stretch and held on tenaciously under Joel Rosario's urging to capture the $250,000 Empire Classic Handicap at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Vianney Lane captures the Maryland Million Distaff Starter Handicap at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

Jockey Jesse Campbell guides River Seven to victory in the $100,000 Labeeb Stakes at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Seal of Approval burst from midpack in the straight and shook clear to an upset win in the £500,000 QIPCO British Champions Fillies and Mares Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Jockey Luis Contreras (outside) guides John Oxley's Matador to victory over Cool Faith (inside) to capture the 77th running of the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes over the E.P. Taylor turf course at Woodbine Racetrack.

Photo: Michael Burns

Undefeated Cluster of Stars rolled to her seventh consecutive win when she outclassed five New York-bred opponents in frontrunning style by 3 1/4 lengths in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Wired Bryan soundly trounced his fellow New York-breds at Belmont Park, sailing away to a front-running score in the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes on Empire Showcase Day.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Eighttofasttocatch led from start to finish and won the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Stakes at Laurel Park for the second time in the past three years.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

Runner-up in the first two jewels of Japan's Triple Crown earlier this year, regally bred Epiphaneia broke through for a classic win in smashing style in the Kikuka Sho (Jpn-I, Japanese St. Leger) at Kyoto.

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Photo: Masakazu Takahashi

Slade Power and W.M. Lordan up ride to victory in the Sprint Stakes on British Champions Day at Ascot Racecourse.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Jonesin for Jerry wins the Maryland Million Lassie Stakes at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

Effie Trinket, a dark bay or brown filly campaigned by Patsy Symons, made it consecutive stakes victories after a dramatic stretch duel in the $200,000 Ticonderoga Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Greenway Court wins The WV "Dash For Cash" Breeders Classic at Charles Town Races in Charles Town, West Virginia.

Photo: Coady Photography

In a rousing three-way charge to the finish line, game Farhh edged 6-4 favorite Cirrus Des Aigles and Ruler of The World in the £1.3 million QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

It's a Bang wins the Maryland Million Nursery Stakes at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

Monster Sleeping captures the Maryland Million Ladies Stakes at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

King Kreesa wins the Mohawk Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Lazy Daisy May takes the ATBA Fall Sales Stakes Fillies Division at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Madeira Park winning the Grade III Ballerina Stakes at Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver, BC.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Miss Narcissist wins the Joseph A. Gimma Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Palace captures the Hudson Handicap at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Madame Cactus with Joseph Rocco Jr. up wins the 2013 Lexus Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland Fall Meet.

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Photo: Photos by Z / Keeneland

Ribo Bobo wins the Maryland Million Sprint Handicap at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue, Maryland Jockey Club

Royal Diamond with Johnny Murtagh up wins the Long Distance Cup at Ascot.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Preferential with Leandro Goncalves up wins the 2013 Rood and Riddle Dowager at Keeneland Fall Meet.

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Photo: Photos by Z / Keeneland

#1 Eye Love Jeanie (inside) wins the $120,850 Oklahoma Classics Distaff Sprint at Remmington Park.

Photo: Dustin Orona Photography

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