(Knicks Go works at Churchill Downs on Sunday morn / Photos by Holly M. Smith)

Editor’s Note:

The Breeders’ Cup is coming. Just a few days away now. And, the last preparations took place today.

Some on the West Coast — where the Breeders’ Cup will be hosted this Friday and Saturday at the Del Mar Turf Club.

Some of the East Coast — as in New York, New York, the city so nice they named it twice.

And, some right here in ole’ Kentucky at Churchill Downs.

Here’s a few looks at some of the best looking horses in the world, through the eyes and lens of our very own Holly M. Smith:

Shedaresthedevil:

Warrior’s Charge:

Happy American:

Taishan:

Bell’s the One:

Knicks Go:

Essential Quality:

Vertical Threat: