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Thursday, April 26, 2012
Pictures Of The Day
Rosbrian Farm’s Virginia-bred Mecklenburg with Mark Beecher up (right) clear the last fence alongside Guts For Garters and Brooks Durkee onb their way to winning the 47th Benjamin H. Murray Memorial Saturday at the Grand National Races in Butler, MD. (Douglas Lees Photo)
William Carson riding Jane Lachatte (R) win The Investec Investment Handicap Stakes at Epsom racecourse on April 25, 2012 in Epsom, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Runners sprint down the hills towards the finish in The Investec Specialist Bank Handicap Stakes at Epsom racecourse on April 25, 2012 in Epsom, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Local boy looks to do good...Bodemeister, who was born and raised in Berryville, VA, won the $1 million Arkansas Derby in his last start and is a likely favorite for the upcoming Kentucky Derby. Here, Bodemeister and exercise rider Peter Hutton tune up on the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, April 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)