The Week in Photos for 1/21/2014

Hong Kong, Fair Grounds, Gulfstream, Santa Anita, Sam Houston, Sunland, Laurel & more

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Able Friend #3 ridden by Joao Moreira and trained by John Moore held off the late challenge of its stablemate Designs On Rome #2 to win the 2014 Hong Kong Classic Mile (HKG1 1600m), first leg of the season’s Four-Year-Old Series, at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Spellbound made trainer Richard Mandella's quick cross-country trip worthwhile when she came from far out of it to capture the $200,000 Grade II La Canada Stakes by a neck at 16-1 odds at Santa Anita Park in California.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Ullapool captures the Florida Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Florida.

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Photo: Leslie Martin / Coglianese Photos

Aces N Jacks dances his way to win the Groovy Stakes at Sam Houston in Texas.

Photo: Jack Coady/Coady Photography

With little to contend with, Mucho Macho Man galloped to victory as he pleased by 14 lengths while opening his 2014 campaign in the $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Start of the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Fire With Fire takes the Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile at Turf Paradise.

Photo: Coady Photography

Daddy Nose Best wins the Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Photo: Amanda Hodges Weir / Hodges Photography

Dancingtothestars is victorious in the Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

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Eden Prairie with Rosie Napravnik aboard wins the Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds.

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Photo: Lou Hodges / Hodges Photography

Don't Tell Sophia takes the 33rd running of the Pippin Stakes at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Photo: Coady Photography

Exit Stage Left captures the California Derby at Golden Gate Fields.

Photo: Vassar Photography

Fordubai rides to victory in the Louisiana Handicap at the Fair Grounds.

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Photo: Amanda Hodges Weir / Hodges Photography

Lasting Bubbles wins the Yellow Rose Stakes at Sam Houston in Texas.

Photo: Jack Coady/Coady Photography

Apprentice jockey Mohamed Osman guided Princess Beau K to victory this weekend at Laurel Park for his first lifetime win.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Ricspretentiousgal wins the Glendale Handicap at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Quiet Acceleration accelerates to victory in the Richard King Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.

Photo: Rosslyn Yoakum/ Coady Photography

Lone Stable's Parranda extended her recent success against other Florida-breds when she took command off the far turn and was never threatened late in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Shakin It Up and jockey Mike Smith capture the Grade II $200,000 Strub Stakes at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia California.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Scooter's Choice scoots his way to the finish to win the Bara Lass Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.

Photo: Jack Coady/Coady Photography

Texas Air takes the Star Of Texas Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park.

Photo: Rosslyn Yoakum/ Coady Photography

Star Channel wins the Florida Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

E. Paul Robsham Stables' homebred Sweet N Discreet made a successful try at 1 1/8 miles for the first time at Gulfstream Park, taking the $300,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Distaff by 1 1/2 lengths over Devil's Cave.

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Photo: Lauren King / Coglianese Photos

Unbridled Forever #2 with Robby Albarado aboard turns for home and goes on to win the Silverbulletday Stakes at Fair Grounds.

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Photo: Alexander Barkoff / Hodges Photography

Pacesetter Storming Inti was all heart in denying tenacious favorite We Miss Artie by a head in a white-knuckled finish to the $100,000 Kitten's Joy Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Tony Cruz-trained runner Blazing Speed #9 shows his caliber to win this year’s 2014 Stewards’ Cup (HK Group 1, 1600M) – the first leg of the 2013/2014 Triple Crown – at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Photo: Hong Kong Jockey Club

Rosie Napravnik turns for home at the top of the stretch aboard Vicar's In Trouble (red cap) to win the Grade III Lecomte Stakes for 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds Race Coure and Slots.

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Photo: Alexander Barkoff Photo / Hodges Photography

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