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Thursday, April 28, 2011


The view of a rainbow from near the Virginia Gold Cup office on Main Street in Warrenton, VA yesterday at 5:45 p.m.  (iPhoto by G. Petty/T.A.H. Worldwide Media)
George Baker riding Askar Tau (R) win The totepool Sagaro Stakes at Ascot racecourse on April 27, 2011 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s Derby Kitten rallied from last place to sweep past Prime Cut and Casper’s Touch to win the 30th running of the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington (G3) for 3-year-olds by 1½ lengths before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 20,273 at Keeneland.  (Photo by Coady Photography)
Queen Elizabeth II arrives to open the Sainsbury Laboratory for Plant Sciences in the University of Cambridge Botanic Garden on April 27, 2011 in Cambridge, England.  She doesn’t look the least little bit stressed about tomorrow’s big wedding.  Just another reason why she is the QUEEN!  ( Photo by WPA Pool/Getty Images Europe)

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