Breeders' Cup Distaff

Tragedy struck the Breeders' Cup Distaff when Pine Island was fatally injured and Fleet Indian suffered a serious injury.

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Out of the gate in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The pack heads for the first turn in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Edgar Prado on Round Pond in The Breeders' Distaff held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Round Pond, with Edgar Prado up, wins the Emirates AIrline Breeders' Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

Round Pond, winner of the 2006 Breeders' Cup Distaff.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Edgar Prado reacts to the tragic injuries Pine Island and Fleet Indian suffered during the Distaff.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Jose A. Santos, who rode Fleet Indian.

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

A somber mood surrounded the trophy presentation. (L-R) Emirate Girl, Nigel Page, senior vp of Commerical Operations, The Americas, actor Joe Pesci, Micahel Matz, Mr. and Mrs. Porter, Emirate Girl.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Pine Island, who tragically broke down during the race, with Javier Castellano in the post parade.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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