The Week in Photos for 7/23/2013

Saratoga, Del Mar, Finger Lakes, Curragh, Delaware Park, Monmouth, Woodbine and more

Start of the 1st race at Saratoga on opening day in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Saratoga celebrates their 150th Anniversary on opening day.

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The field rounds the first turn on opening day at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

The gates fly open to kick off the 2013 Del Mar racing season in California.

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The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club kicked off it's 2013 summer racing season with it's famous "The One and Only Truly Fabulous Hats Contest."

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Jeranimo and jockey Rafael Bejarano, left, outleg Vagabond Shoes, right, to win the Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, CA.

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Champion Royal Delta and jockey Mike Smith ride to victory in the Grade I Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park.

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2013 Kentucky Oaks winner Princess of Sylmar and jockey Javier Castellano take the Grade I TVG Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Hard Enough #5 with Paco Lopez riding won the $60,000 Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park.

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B J's Angel is victorious in the MTA Stallion Auction Lassie Stakes at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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Amberjack wins the 41st Running of The $150,000 New York Derby at Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack in Farmington, NY.

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The $150,000 Grade III Schuylerville Stakes ended in a dead heat after a tremendous battle down the stretch between pacesetter Brazen Persuasion and favored Bahnah on opening day at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Jockey Jesse Campbell guides Essence Hit Man to victory in the $150,000 Bold Venture Stakes at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Wishing Gate and jockey Gary Stevens, second from left, outleg Unusual Way, second from right, to win the Grade II $150,000 San Clemente Handicap at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, CA.

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My Option and jockey Eduardo E. Perez winning The Arlington Oaks at Arlington Park in Illinois.

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Thoroughbreds train before sunrise and receive a much needed cooling off during the heat wave at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

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Authenticity and jockey John Velazquez wins the Grade III Shuvee Handicap at Saratoga.

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Chicquita (red cap) scored her first career win in the Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) at the Curragh.

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Photo: Caroline Norris

Sage Valley and jockey Cornelio H. Velasquez takes the Grade III James Marvin Stakes at Saratoga.

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My Brown Eyed Guy wins The Florida Stallion Stakes Dr. Fager Division at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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Wired Bryan and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan wins the Grade II Sanford Stakes at Saratoga.

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Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson guides So Long George to victory in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine.

Photo: Michael Burns

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