Here is a collection of photos from Breeders' Cup weekend including the opening ceremonies and other interesting sights. There are also photos from each race if you click on the race names above.
The opening ceremonies.
More opening ceremonies with speeches from the governor of Kentucky, Breeders' Cup and Churchill Downs officials.
The jockeys look on as Joan Osborne sings the national anthem.
The All Star Buglers did all the calls to the post for the day. They are: Steve Buttleman of Churchill Downs, Sam Grossman of Belmont Park, Mark O'Keefe of Deleware Park, and Jay Cohen of Hollywood Park.
The Kids to the Cup winners watch the races. From left to right they are: Sean Feld (CA), Tasha Langley (KS), Lauren Emery(VA), Amelia Baldree(IL), Katie Merritt (OK), and Sophia McKee (WA).
Trainer Bob Holthus' barn cat was enjoying the crowds on the backside Friday morning. Cute little guy and very friendly.
The Breeders' Cup photo exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Chris McCarron with the Classic trophy.
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All photos by Cindy Pierson and Terence Dulay. Logo courtesy of Breeders' Cup Limited.