The Week in Photos: Feb 8, 2008

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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The Blood-Horse: 02/09/2008 issue

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Beaming Baze: Russell Baze is all smiles after winning a photo finish to notch his 10,000th victory, Feb. 1 at Golden Gate Fields.

Photo: Bill Vassar

Horse of the Year Curlin is being pointed to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 29 at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse to make his first start of 2008.

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

Spring At Last, making his 2008 debut, recorded his first North American stakes victory in the $500,000 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

The time for the 1 1/8 miles was 1:48.35 on a fast track.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Spring At Last was ridden by Eibar Coa from post two in the eight-horse field.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Eaton's Gift beat Surrealdeal by half a length in the Swale Stakes, a Grade 2 $150,000 handicap for 3-year-olds, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Ridden by Kent Desormeaux, Eaton's Gift ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1 minute, 15.63 seconds.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Eaton's Gift, a son of Johannesburg owned by the Zayat Stables, won an early duel with the previously undefeated Wincat, who bobbled briefly leaving the gate.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Green Girl, making the final start of her career, rallied from off the pace to take the $100,000 Suwannee River Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a half-length on the Gulfstream Park turf

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Under a patient ride from Rene Douglas, Green Girl won for the first time since July 9, 2006, when the French-bred mare won at Chantilly.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Intangaroo, at 26-1 the longest shot in a field of five, gave trainer Gary Sherlock and jockey Alonso Quinonez their first Grade 1 wins with an upset victory the $250,000 Santa Monica Handicap at Santa Anita.

Photo: Benoit Photo

Making her stakes debut, Intangaroo rallied from last in the final quarter-mile to win the seven-furlong race by a nose over Society Hostess.

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Intangaroo ran seven furlongs in 1:20.71.

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Crown of Thorns rolled to a stylish 2 1/2-length victory in the Grade 2, $200,000 Robert Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita.

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Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Crown of Thorns ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:40.76.

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Crown of Thorns could race next in the $200,000 Sham Stakes on March 1.

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Monterey Jazz edged Tiago by 4½ lengths in the $300,000 Strub Stakes for 4-year-olds at Santa Anita.

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Ridden by David Flores, Monterey Jazz ran 1 1-8 miles in 1:45.65

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Magic Sunset caps Louisiana Premier Night with a convincing Championship Stakes win.

Photo: Jessica Hicks

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