The Week in Photos for 8/27/2013

Saratoga, Travers, Del Mar, Pacific Classic; Game on Dude, Monmouth, Calder, Woodbine

The field comes around the final turn in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in New York.

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Photo: Adele Bellinger/NYRA

Will Take Charge (center) edges out Moreno (right) to win the Travers Stakes.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese / NYRA

Game On Dude and jockey Martin Garcia demolished the field by a record 8 1/2 lengths in the Grade I Pacific Classic in the most dominant performance of his career at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, CA.

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Declaration of War (center) captures the Juddmonte International Stakes from Trading Leather (right) and Al Kazeem (left) at York Racecourse in England.

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Dance to Bristol ran her winning streak to seven races with her first grade I tally in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes, staving off favored Book Review by a head at Saratoga Race Course.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese / NYRA

Fed Biz and jockey Martin Garcia (left) overpower the field to win the Grade II $250,000 Pat O'Brien Stakes at Del Mar.

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Laughing captured a hard-fought wire-to-wire victory in the Grade II Ketel One Ballston Spa Stakes at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Royal Delta continued on her path toward a third crown with an easy victory in the Grade I Personal Ensign Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Valiant Girl #4 with Forest Boyce riding won the $60,000 Omnibus Stakes at Monmouth Park in New Jersey.

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Apprentice jockey Jonathan Zayas captured his first career win by taking Monmouth Park’s fourth race on Saturday atop Saint Goldie Locs.

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Vagabond Shoes and jockey Victor Espinoza (outside) overpowered Lucaya and Huntsville to win the Grade II $200,000 Del Mar Handicap in California.

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Sweet Lulu shipped across the country, ran on dirt for the first time, tackled graded stakes company, and emerged victorious in the Grade I $500,000 Test Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Summer Front #7 with Joe Bravo riding won the Grade III $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Aubrey Therkelsen/EQUI-PHOTO

The field races around the final turn in the Catcharisingstar Stakes at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida.

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Sr. Quisqueyano is victorious in the Eight Miles East Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Florida.

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Scandalous Act and jockey Antonio Gallardo take the Susan's Girl Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder Race Course.

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Obviously and Joe Talamo (right) hold off He Be Fire N Ice and Silentia to win the Grade II $200,000 Del Mar Mile.

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Escapefromreality denied Amberjack a sweep of the Big Apple Triple while earning his first stakes victory, leading all the way in the $150,000 Albany Stakes for New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

Jwala and jockey Steve Drowne ride to victory in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York Racecourse in England.

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Conquest Titan and jockey Eurico Da Silva capture the Swynford Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.

Photo: Michael Burns

Gossip Dome and jockey Alfredo J. Juarez Jr. win the Carlos Salazar Stakes at Albuquerque Downs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Photo: Coady Photography

Bon Accord and jockey Jesus Rios are victorious in the The Calder Turf Dash Stakes in Florida.

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Capo Bastone, a colt that had long failed to tap his potential, finally displayed his talent with a roaring finish to capture the Grade I $500,000 Foxwoods King's Bishop Stakes going away at odds of 28-1 at Saratoga Race Course.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

The Fugue (left) ridden by William Buick wins The Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York Racecourse in England.

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Photo: Trevor Jones

Italian Wedding took the lead approaching the final fence and held on to win the Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase at Saratoga.

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Photo: Adam Coglianese/NYRA

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