2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships -Day 1

2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships -Day 1

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The Seabiscuit statue is adorned with the Breeders' Cup blanket of flowers on opening day of the championship weekend at Santa Anita in California.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Jockey Mike Smith guides London Bridge through the dirt as they race by the grandstand the first time in the Breeders Cup Marathon.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Jockey Mike Smith makes his move with London Bridge (far left) in the Breeders Cup Marathon.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

British raider London Bridge won the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships opener, mowing down the weakening leaders in the final sixteenth of a mile to take the $500,000 Grade II Marathon.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Breeders' Cup Marathon Winner's Circle

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Photo: Anne M.Eberhardt

Final turn of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Outstrip and jockey Mike Smith (blue silks & yellow saddle cloth) starts to catch up with front runners Giovanni Boldini & Bobby's Kitten.

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Photo: Dave Harmon

Outstrip with jockey Mike Smith roars to the front past Giovanni Boldini in the Breeders' Cup Grade I Juvenile Turf.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Outstrip and jockey Mike Smith ride to victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita Park.

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Photo: Chad Harmon

Mike Smith celebrates aboard Outstrip after winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.

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Photo: Chad Harmon

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Winner's Circle

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The start of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Rafael Bejarano and Goldencents are in the lead around the final turn in the Breeders Cup Dirt Mile.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Goldencents leads the pack down the stretch in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Goldencents led the field from start to finish in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Santa Anita Park.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Goldencents with Rafael Bejarano holds off Golden Ticket to win the Breeders' Cup Grade I Dirt Mile for a golden exacta.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Rafeael Bejarano is all smiles after winning the Breeders Cup Dirt Mile aboard Goldencents.

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Photo: Rick Samuels

Connections celebrate after Goldencents won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Winner's Circle.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

First time by in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Chriselliam and jockey Richard Hughes (blue and yellow silks) look for room turning into the stretch in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Chriselliam pulls away late to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Chriselliam captures the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Chriselliam is crowned with the Breeders' Cup blanket of flowers

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Photo: Dave Harmon

Jockey Richard Hughes raises his arms in victory after winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Dave Harmon

Connections celebrate after Chriselliam won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Start of the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Dave Harmon

Jockey Gary Stevens and Beholder (orange silks) pull away as they turn into the stretch of the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita.

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Photo: Wally Skalij

Beholder with Gary Stevens up charge towards the finish line in the Grade I Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Smooth as silk under jockey Gary Stevens, Beholder vanquished both two-time champion Royal Delta and Princess of Sylmar while rolling to a 4 1/4-length victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Jockey Gary Stevens celebrates after winning the Distaff.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Owner B. Wayne Hughes proudly displays his Breeders' Cup Trophy after Beholder's victory in the Distaff.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Breeders' Cup Distaff Winner's Circle

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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