The Week in Photos for 7/30/2013

Saratoga; Monmouth; Thistledown, Woodbine, Palace Malice, Verrazano, Arapahoe & more

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez became the new all-time leading rider at Saratoga Race Course this week when he rode his 694th winner.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Start of the 2013 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Palace Malice leads the way in the Jim Dandy.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Palace Malice and jockey Mike Smith win the Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Jockey Eurico Da Silva guides Nikkis Smartypants to victory over the E.P. Taylor turf course in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Title Contender and jockey Hector L. Rosario Jr. capture the Ohio Derby at Thistledown in Cleveland, Ohio.

Photo: JJ Zamaiko

Kettle Corn and jockey Victor Espinoza (left) outleg Paynter (right) to win the Grade II $250,000 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar Thorougbred Club in California.

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Madrilena #4 with Kendrick Carmouche riding won the $75,000 Power By Far Handicap at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

Photo: Barbara Weidl/EQUI-PHOTO

Sand Sculptor Matt Long completed his William Hill Haskell 2013 masterpiece inside the Grandstand Entrance at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Final turn of the Grade I William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.

Photo: Mark Wyville/EQUI-PHOTO

Verrazano heads toward the finish line in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Verrazano #7 with John Velazquez riding won the $1,000,000 Grade I William Hill Haskell Invitational.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Dance To The Star wins the Mount Elbert Stakes at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado.

Photo: Coady Photography

Joyful Victory #6 with Rosie Napravnik riding captured the 68th running of the Grade II Molly Pitcher Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Forty Tales produced a strong late run to take the $200,000 Amsterdam Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in New York.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Kitten's Dumplings and jockey Joel Rosario ride to victory in the Grade II Lake George Stakes at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

A determined Laughing refused to relinquish the lead in the $588,000 Diana Stakes over the inner turf course at Saratoga Race Course, leading all the way for her first grade I victory in a terrific finish.

Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Lighthouse Bay rolls by Wildcat Lily to win the Grade I Prioress Stakes at Saratoga winning at odds of 21-1.

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Photo: Adam Mooshian/NYRA

Golden Ticket and jockey Terry Thompson are victorious in the Prairie Meadows Handicap in Iowa.

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Novellist ridden by Johnny Murtagh captures the King George and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in England.

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Photo: Trevor JonesThoroughbred Photography Ltd.

Starstruck #5, ridden by Rosie Napravnik won the $150,000 Grade III Matchmaker Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Mark Wyville/EQUI-PHOTO

Pants On Fire #7 with Paco Lopez riding take the $200,000, Grade II Monmouth Cup at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Richard's Kid and jockey Joseph Talamo (right) overpower Sky Kingdom (second from left), and Blueskiesnrainbows (left) to win the Grade III $100,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in California.

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Points Offthebench and jockey Mike Smith (right) hold off Goldencents (left) to win the Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar.

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Jockey Luis Contreras guides Five Iron to victory in the Toronto Cup Stakes over the E.P. Taylor turf course at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Silver Max #1 with Robby Albarado riding won the $150,000 Grade III Oceanport Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

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