The Week in Photos: November 18, 2009

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

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11/21/2009: Race of the Year, Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta Battle for Horse of the Year Honors

Photo: Blood-horse

Moving On: Champion Flanders, part of the Overbrook Farm dispersal, is walked before heading to the auction ring at Keeneland.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Kip Deville, the 2007 NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile winner and the 2008 runner-up, has been retired from racing because of a series of ailments.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Colonel John has been retired from racing to stand at WinStar Farm near Versailles, KY.

Photo: Benoitphoto.com

Zensational has been retired from racing to stand at Hill 'N' Dale Farmes near Lexington, KY.

Photo: Benoitphoto.com

Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, who had been battling leukemia for most of the year, died peacfully at his home in Pacific Palisades, California on Nov. 16. He was 68.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Too Many Toyz is a one-length winner over It's a Bird in the Carl G. Rose Classic at Calder Race Course.

Photo: Jim Lisa Photos

Sweet Repent gets the time she needs between races, wins the Elmer Heubeck Distaff.

Photo: Jim Lisa Photos

Bim Bam, winner of the Arthur I. Appleton Juvenile Turf at Calder.

Photo: Jim Lisa Photos

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