The Week in Photos for 5/13/2014

Belmont Park, France, Japan, Santa Anita Park, Belterra Park, Lone Star & More

His development slowed by a lung infection, Tonalist showed he can be a major contender in the Belmont Stakes next month when he crushed the $200,000 Grade II Peter Pan Stakes on a sloppy track at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Top Fortitude, overlooked by bettors at 30-1 after a poor 2014 debut a month earlier, outfought his challengers in the stretch to post a huge surprise in the $100,000 Grade III Lazaro Barrera Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Start of the NHK Mile Cup (Jpn-I) at Tokyo Racecourse in Japan.

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Photo: Naoji Inada

Big favorite Mikki Isle quickly recovered from a less than ideal start and led all the way to win the NHK Mile Cup (Jpn-I) for 3-year-olds by a neck at Tokyo Racecourse.

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Photo: Masakazu Takahashi

Avenir Certain unwound a powerful late rally and was an impressive winner of the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches (Fr-I, French One Thousand Guineas) at Longchamp this weekend.

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Photo: John Gilmore

Celebrator celebrates his victory at Belmont Park this weekend.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

The Niarchos family's Karakontie tenaciously outfought Prestige Vendome and narrowly won the Poule d'Essai des Poulains (Fr-I, French Two Thousand Guineas) at Longchamp.

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Photo: John Gilmore

Five Iron captures the Grade III Fort Marcy Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Dadz Laugh takes the Big Drama Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Kenny Martin/Coglianese Photo

Sokitumi Samurai #6 with Orlando Bocachica riding won the featured 9th race at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Jumped The Harbor is victorious in the Mamie Eisenhower Stakes at Prairie Meadows.

Photo: Jack Coady/Coady Photography

Daring Kathy captures the Honey Ryder Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Kenny Martin/Coglianese Photo

Wild Catomine under Jockey Gary Boulanger (Rail yellow blue silks) outduels Hot and Spice (middle) and Lexi Lou (Left) to capture the $150,000 race for 3 year old fillies foaled in Canada.

Photo: Michael Burns

Favored Fiftyshadesofhay, winless in her last five starts, got back in the win column with a come-from-behind victory in the $250,000 Grade II Ruffian Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Mooshian/NYRA

Waterway Run rides to victory in the Grade III Beaugay Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Grand Opening of Belterra Park in CIncinnati, Ohio.

Photo: Coady Photography

Grand Opening of Belterra Park in CIncinnati, Ohio.

Photo: Coady Photography

Grand Opening of Belterra Park in CIncinnati, Ohio.

Photo: Coady Photography

Grand Opening of Belterra Park in CIncinnati, Ohio.

Photo: Coady Photography

Rivers Run Deep wins the Tall Stack Stakes at Belterra Park.

Photo: Coady Photography

G.G. Ryder ridden by jockey Russell Baze capture the Alcatraz Stakes at Golden Gate Fields in California.

Photo: William Vassar/ Vassar Photography

Jockey Steven Bahen guides Really Sharp to victory in the $150,000 Vigil Stakes at Woodbine.

Photo: Michael Burns

A resilient Imagining took the $400,000 Grade I Man o' War Stakes field the entire 1 3/8 miles to hand trainer Shug McGaughey his third consecutive win in the prestigious turf race at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Joe Labozzetta/NYRA

Henny Jenney wins the inaugural Stakes at Presque Isle Downs in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Photo: Coady Photography

Luscious Lonna rides home to win the Golden Poppy Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.

Photo: Vassar Photography

Apprentice jockey Ever Argueta celebrates after earning his first career victory with a win in the third race on 5-9-14 at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

Ibaka captures the Texas Stallion Stakes Stymie Division at Lone Star Park in Texas.

Photo: Dustin Orona Photography

Ribo Bobo #10 and Paco Lopez won the Opening Day feature, the $75,000 Decathlon Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Dekabrist is victorious at Gulfstream Park this weekend.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photo

Palace Malice, a prohibitive favorite at odds of 1-20, made easy work of his three opponents in the $142,500 Grade III Westchester Stakes at Belmont Park in his prep race for the Metropolitan Handicap.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Dreamlicious dreams up a victory in the 7th race at Gulfstream Park on Mother's Day.

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Photo: Coglianese Photo

Rock Fall wins a maiden special weight at Belmont Park this weekend.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

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