(“Oh What a Night” at Churchill Downs on Saturday for “Downs After Dark” / Photo by Holly M. Smith
Our very own (or we like to claim her as one of ours, any ole’ way), Holly M. Smith, was on location at Churchill Downs on a warm, humid and balmy September Saturday Night and caught some great looks and better action.
Take a look at some of the highlights under “The Lights:”
(Jockey Gerald Melancon — better known in the Louisiana backlands as “G Money” — captures the Lukas Classic on Mocito Rojo / Photos by Holly M. Smith)
(How about these reactions after Mocito Rojo’s great win? / Photos by Holly M. Smith)
(Jockey James Graham gives the “Flying Victory” sign after winning the Jefferson Cup on Spectacular Gem / Photos by Holly M. Smith)
(Trainer Jimmy Baker celebrates after Spectacular Gem and Graham win the Jefferson Cup / Photos by Holly M. Smith)
(Mr. Freeze was hot to trot during and after his big win with jockey Robby Albarado in the Ack Ack Stakes / Photos by Holly M. Smith)