Stephen Foster Day 2009

The horses and people that made up Stephen Foster Day 2009.

And they're off on Stephen Foster Day!

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A pink horse is the perfect accessory for this young fan.

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Dreaming of riding the Derby winner.

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Visiting among Churchill Downs legends Pat Day and Aristides.

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The connections of 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird (including co-owner Dr. Leonard Blach foreground) signed glasses and other objects for their many fans.

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PEB adds Chip Woolley to the winning Kentucky Derby trainers mural.

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Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winning connections co-owners Mr. and Mrs. Dolph Morrison,Mike and Kim Lauffer, trainer Mr. and Mrs. Hal Wiggins and winning jockey Calvin Borel (not pictured.)

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Florentino with Alan Garcia up went gate-to-wire to take the Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) on the turf.

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Collecting the Derby hardware; Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winning connections co-owners Leonard Blach and Mark Allen, breeder Bill Betz, trainer Chip Woolley and winning jockey Calvin Borel.

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Successful Dan (inside) and Warrior's Reward fight it out in the Northern Dancer (gr. III). Successful Dan won this battle.

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Successful Dan's connections, owners/breeders Mr. and Mrs. Morton Fink, and jockey Julien Leparoux

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Calvin Borel and Miss Isella let nothing stand in the way of a Fleur de Lis (gr. II) victory.

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Happy faces celebrate Miss Isella's victory in the Fleur de Lis.

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The big one went to Macho Again, as he pulled away from Einstein in the Stephen Foster (gr. I).

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The Stephen Foster winners, including Terry Finley holding trophy, jockey Robby Albarado and trainer Dallas Stewart

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Robby's day wasn't done yet, he took the Regret (gr. IIIT) with Keertana.

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The stars of the day: Stephen Foster winner Macho Again and Robby Albarado, who took 5 races on Stephen Foster day.

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