The Week in Photos for 6/3/2014

France, Japan, Hong Kong, Santa Anita, Belmont Park, Calder, Churchill Downs & More

Hard-knocking Delaunay secured his second graded victory in the $112,900 Grade III Aristides Stakes driving clear by 3 1/2 lengths under Rosie Napravnik at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Churchill Downs/ Reed Palmer

Frank Gillespie's British-based The Grey Gatsby pounced from off the pace and drew off to win the Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) in an upset at Chantilly.

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Photo: John Gilmore

The Paul O’Sullivan-trained Aerovelocity (No 6, pink blinkers), ridden by Zac Purton, wins the Hong Kong Group 3 Sha Tin Vase at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Captain Serious captures the Mike Lee Stakes at Belmont Park in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Pinot Grigio #2 with Gabriel Saez riding won the Open Mind Handicap at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Fast Puff takes the Ingrid Knotts Stakes at Arapahoe Park in Albuquerque, Colorado.

Photo: Coady Photography

R Free Roll does it in the U Can Do It Handicap at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Photo: Coady Photography

Sugar Shock is victorious in the Panthers Stakes at Prairie Meadows.

Photo: Coady Photography

One and Only gamely battled favorite Isla Bonita for a close win in the Yunshun Himba (Jpn-I, Japanese Derby) before a crowd of nearly 140,000 at Tokyo Racecourse.

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Photo: Naoji Inada

Rosie Napravnik scores her 2nd victory of the day aboard Regally Ready in the Opening Verse Stakes at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Churchill Downs / Reed Palmer

Clubhouse Ride and jockey Joseph Talamo (right) outleg Fury Kapcori to win the Grade II $200,000 Californian Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia CA.

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E B Ryder rides to victory in the Anka Germania Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Florida.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photo

Horses battling around the final turn of the Unbridled Stakes at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

Bolita Boyz takes the Unbridled Stakes at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

I Got It All winning the Springfield Stakes at Arlington International Racecourse in Illinois.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

My Name Is Bond (#7) with Joao Moreira in the saddle grabs this year’s Macau Hong Kong Trophy at Taipa Racecourse in Hong Kong.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Isabelle with Alex Solis up captures the Bouwerie Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Florida Sun shines through in the Leave Me Alone Stakes at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

Mr. Baker is victorious in the Ponche Handicap at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Coady Photography

Last of 13 on the turn, favored Zivo mowed down his rivals through the Belmont Park stretch to win his fifth consecutive race in the $200,000 Commentator Handicap, the highlight of New York Showcase Day.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese / NYRA

La Verdad rides to victory in the Critical Eye Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Lauren King / NYRA

Gary and Mary West's Room Service and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan (left) overpower Little Journey and Tiz the Key to win the Grade I $350,000 American Oaks at Santa Anita Park.

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Marriedtothemusic wins the Affirmed Success Stakes at Belmont Park.

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Photo: Chelsea Durand/NYRA

Partyallnightlong #3 with Paco Lopez riding keeps the party going in the John J. Reilly Handicap at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Aubrey Therkelsen/EQUI-PHOTO

Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Bobby's Kitten, again showing his affinity for the turf, rated nicely early and pulled away to a comfortable victory in the $500,000 Penn Mile on the grass at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

Photo: B & D Photography

Pure Tactics #3 and jockey Mike Smith battle down the stretch to win the $75,000 Siren Lure Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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