The Week in Photos for 8/20/2013

Saratoga, Arlington Park, Del Mar, Woodbine, Emerald Downs, Arapahoe Park and more.

Big Blue Kitten, given a patient ride by Joe Bravo, burst through an opening at mid-stretch and swept past Twilight Eclipse late to post a one-length win in the $600,000 Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap Saratoga Race Course in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Admiral Kitten and Rosie Napravnik ride to victory in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Even when they didn't win, they couldn't lose. Ken and Sarah Ramsey capped an unbelievable day with their third grade I victory when Real Solution and jockey Alan Garcia was placed first via disqualification in the Arlington Million at Arlington Park in Illinois.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Princess of Sylmar and jockey Javier Castellano pull ahead of the rest of the field in the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Princess of Sylmar heads toward the finish line in the Alabama Stakes.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Princess of Sylmar likely wrapped up an Eclipse Award as outstanding 3-year-old filly with another sharp victory, this time in the Alabama Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, her third grade I victory in a row.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Last Gunfighter (left) with Joe Bravo riding won the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin Stakes at Monmouth Park over San Pablo (right) and Chris DeCarlo.

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Dank and jockey Ryan L. Moore capture the Grade I Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington Park.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Reneesgotzip and jockey Garrett Gomez win the Grade III $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in California.

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Discreet Marq and jockey Julien Leparoux overpower Wishing Gate to win the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Oaks.

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Left a Message and jockey Luis Contreras take the Flaming Page Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Herbie D and jockey Amadeo Perez capture the Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Washington.

Photo: Reed Palmer/Emerald Downs

So Big Is Better wins the Crow Valley Ranch Classic at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado.

Photo: Coady Photography

Start of the $500,000 Breeder's Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.

Photo: Michael Burns

Jockey Eurico Da Silva guides Up With the Birds to victory in the Breeder's Stakes at Woodbine.

Photo: Michael Burns

My Pal Chrisy stretches out to win the Paseana Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Florida.

Photo: Leslie Martin/Coglianese Photos

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