The Week in Photos for 3/18/2014

Gulfstream Park, Oaklawn Park, Santa Anita Park, Hong Kong, Sunland Park & more.

Hoppertunity (left) outfinishes Tapiture (middle) and Ride On Curlin to win the Grade II Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Triple B Farms' Tribal Spy and jockey Irving Orozco capture the $100,000 Irish O'Brien Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA.

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Designs On Rome (#2), ridden by Tommy Berry and trained by John Moore, holds off Able Friend (#1) to win the BMW Hong Kong Derby (HKG1, 2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Centre Court, seizing the lead in deep stretch, held off a streaking Kitten's Point by a nose to make it consecutive wins in the $200,000 Grade II Honey Fox Stakes on the Gulfstream Park turf.

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Photo: Kenny Martin / Coglianese Photo

Denied nine times previously in graded stakes company, Stormy Lucy found room along the inside under Rafael Bejarano for a breakthrough win in the $200,000 Grade II Santa Ana Stakes on the turf at Santa Anita Park.

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Cavour is victorious in the Tempe Handicap at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Final turn of the Grade II Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Photo: Coady Photography

Favored at odds of 3-5 and making her first start of the season off a runner-up finish in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Close Hatches, Juddmonte's 4-year-old First Defence filly galloped wire to wire in the 1 1/16-mile test, taking rider Joel Rosario straight to the winner's circle at Oaklawn Park in the Grade II Azeri Stakes.

Photo: Coady Photography

Brittlyn Stable’s Gantry takes the 27th running of the Colonel Power Stakes at the Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Photo: Lou Hodges Jr. / Hodges Photography

Jockey Courtney Hernandez celebrates her first career victory at Delta Downs this weekend.

Photo: Nicole Walker / Coady Photography

Evolution Rocks rides to victory in the 6th Race at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Coglianese Photo

Seeking her first graded stakes win, Let Faith Arise put away pace rivals Fiftyshadesofhay and Iotapa in the stretch to win the $350,000 Grade I Santa Margarita Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Guadalupe High captures the 2nd Running of the Gold Coast Stakes at Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana.

Photo: Coady Photography

Trainer Lynn Chleborad celebrates her 1000th career win at Oaklawn Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Steady N Love raced within striking distance, then moved to the front when asked and won the $100,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes for 3-year old fillies at Laurel Park.

Photo: Jim McCue / Maryland Jockey Club

Papa's Flashy Girl rides to victory in the Scottsdale Handicap at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Grand Contender wins the 2nd Running of Borgata Stakes at Delta Downs.

Photo: Coady Photography

Social Inclusion wins the 8th Race at Gulfstream Park this weekend.

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Photo: Beth Arkin / Coglianese Photo

Marks Mine wins the Camilla Urso Stakes marking his place in the winner's circle at Golden Gate Fields in California.

Photo: Vassar Photography

Golden Lad comes home strong to win the Grade III Razorback Handicap at Oaklawn Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

Mr. Wizard takes the 13th Running of the New Mexico State University Handicap at Sunland Park in New Mexico.

Photo: Coady Photography

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