The Week in Photos for 11/19/2013

Churchill Downs, Japan, Laurel Park, Hollywood Park and more

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Imagining became a graded stakes winner for the first time when he used a clean stalking trip to capture the $250,000 Grade III Red Smith Handicap on the grass by half a length at Aqueduct Racecourse.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Yutaka Take became Japan's first jockey to win 100 grade or group I races when he guided Tosen Ra to victory in the Mile Championship (Jpn-I) at Kyoto.

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Photo: Masakazu Takahashi

A drop from grade I competition paid off for Emotional Kitten, who came roaring down the stretch to sweep past outsider Effie Trinket and win the $205,100 Grade II Mrs. Revere Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill Downs

Arethusa and Corey Nakatani win the $100,000 Shart Cat Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park in Inglewood, CA.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Missjeanlouise takes the power back in the Powerless Handicap at Hawthorne Racecourse.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Red Zeus wins the Jack Coady Sr. & Jeff Coady Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona.

Photo: Coady Photography

Musicinthehouse dashes through the snow to win the Sophomore Sprint Championship Stakes at Mountaineer in West Virginia.

Photo: Belinda Madrid / Coady Photography

Service For Ten captures the Dave's Friend Stakes at Laurel Park in Maryland.

Photo: Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club

Elusive Blueboy rides to victory in the Excellent Luck Stakes at Calder Racecourse in Florida.

Photo: Coady Photography

After tracking the early leaders through the far turn, favored River Seven edged past Frac Daddy in deep stretch to win the $115,400 Grade III Commonwealth Turf Stakes on the turf at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography

Alpha Bettor and jockey Justin Stein take the Autumn Stakes at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Eighttofasttocatch is victorious in the Jennings Handicap at Laurel Park.

Photo: Maryland Jockey Club / Jim McCue

Flutterby wins the Cut The Charm Stakes at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Photo: Coady Photography

Warren's Veneda and jockey Joe Talamo (right) win the Cat's Cradle Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park.

Photo: © Benoit Photo

Of Royalty captures the Chandler Stakes at Turf Paradise.

Photo: Coady Photography

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