The Week in Photos for 4/29/2014

Keeneland, Santa Anita Park, Churchill Downs, Hong Kong, Woodbine, Calder and more

Embellishing Bob (center) was awarded the 2014 Derby Trial Stakes win after Bayern (inside) was disqualified at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs

Inimitable Romanee, given a patient ride by Alan Garcia, got up at the wire on the far outside to nip Aigue Marine for a 14-1 surprise in the $150,000 Grade III Bewitch Stakes on the Keeneland turf.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Golden Eagle Farm Investment's Storm Fighter and jockey Edwin Maldonado win the $125,000 Tiznow Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia CA.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

John Moore-trained Charles The Great (No. 3, in red/yellow), ridden by Douglas Whyte, surges past the rest of the field to win the HKG2 Sprint Cup (turf 1200m) at Sha Tin racecourse in Hong Kong.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Alex Paszkeicz scored a triple when Pepper Crown, the longest shot on the board at 46-1, rallied along the rail to win the $100,315 Grade III San Francisco Mile on yielding turf at Golden Gate Fields.

Photo: William G Vassar/Vassar Photography

Aware captures the Joanne Dye Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Jockey Chantal Sutherland guides Purely Hot to victory in the $150,000 Whimsical Stakes at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

After plodding along near the back of the field, Unitarian unleashed an energetic burst of speed down the Keeneland turf course and wore down War Dancer to win the $250,000 Grade II Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Big Looie winning the Milwaukee Avenue Handicap at Hawthorne Race Course in Illinois.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Itsmyluckyday wins the Best of the Rest Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Flordia.

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Photo: Kenny Martin/Coglianese Photo

Richard Kritzski's Awesome Return and jockey Joe Talamo (yellow cap) overpower the rest of the field to win the $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Top class runners competed in the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup (Group 1, 2000m) at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong. The Tommy Berry–ridden HK representative Designs On Rome (No. 5) won this $14 million event.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Celtic Katie and jockey Javier Santiago tracked the speed of Brenda’s Way and Addison Run before taking a path inside of both, grabbing the lead a furlong from home and winning off by 5-1/4 lengths at Pimlico.

Photo: Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club

Benwill asserts his will to win the John Henry Stakes at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana.

Photo: Coady Photography

Apprentice jockey Jean Pierre Vallellanes celebrates after earning his first career victory aboard El Cowboy this weekend at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

Frisky Ricky charges home to win the Sandra Hall Grand Canyon Handicap at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds' Dancingtothestars and jockey Mario Gutierrez dances to the finish line to win the $100,000 Fran's Valentine Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Pablo Gomez' Quick Casablanca and jockey Joe Talamo (white cap) battle down the stretch to win the Grade III $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Hollywood Miss is victorious in the Brighouse Bells Stakes at Hastings Race Course in Vancouver, BC.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Parranda and jockey Rafael Bejarano (third from left) overpower Premier Steps, Moone's My Name and Theatre Star to win the Grade III $100,000 Wilshire Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Let Her Dance takes the Goldfinch Stakes at Prairie Meadows.

Photo: Jack Coady/Coady Photography

River Bear wins the Robert S. Molaro Handicap at Hawthorne.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Tommy Town Thoroughbreds' Top Kisser and jockey Corey Nakatani capture the $125,000 Spring Fever Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

That's Who shows whose boss in the Jack Cole Stakes at SunRay Park in Farmington, New Mexico.

Photo: Coady Photography

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