Stephen Foster Weekend 2010

Night racing, disco, Rachel, and Blame highlight Stephen Foster Weekend 2010.

The weekend began with Downs After Dark on Friday night.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Filling up the paddock in the early evening.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Dancing the night away.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Showing off some stellar dance moves.

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Hi I'm Jill Byrne, I'll be your disco handicapper for the evening.

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These boots were made for dancing.

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Relaxing in the paddock.

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Discussing the Pick Six?

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Bring On the Night

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Only the shadow knows the winner.

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The lights that make the night possible.

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Crossing the wire under the lights.

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Breaking from the gate under the lights on the turf.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Checking out the horses is a bit of a challenge in the dark.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The Spires watch over night racing at Churchill Downs.

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The connections of Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver receive their hardware on Stephen Foster Day.

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The WinStar family celebrates Super Saver's Kentucky Derby victory.

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The fans lined up for autographs from 70s Derby winning connections and racing allstars.

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Hall of Fame Jockey Chris McCarron talks with a young fan.

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Rachel Alexandra looked like her old self, romping in the Fleur de Lis (gr. II).

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Rachel Alexandra wags her tongue at the competition.

Photo: Mark Mahan

Jess Jackson leads his filly into the Winner's Circle.

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Rachel Alexandra in the Winner's Circle.

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The happy (and relieved) connections of Rachel Alexandra.

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The Jefferson Cup (gr. III) was quite a battle, Gleam of Hope emerged with the victory.

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Colizeo and Worldly fought it out in the Northern Dancer (gr. III), with Colizeo pulling away for the win.

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No Regrets for Caminadora, who pays $66.80 in the Regret Stakes (gr. III).

Photo: Mathea Kelley

The plan for Battle Plan in the Stephen Foster (gr. I) was to go to the lead.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

It almost worked, but Blame ran down Battle Plan late to win the Stephen Foster.

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Blame in the Winner's Circle

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The Blame connections celebrate.

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Under the Twin Spires, Blame takes them home.

Photo: Mark Mahan

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