2013 Aiken Spring Steeplechase

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Jockey Arch Kingsley, Jr. smiles and goes to pat horse Sunshine Numbers after winning the fifth race, The Budweiser Imperial Cup, during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Number One Cuse trips over a jump and falls to the ground, throwing jockey Gustav Dahl, as the rest of the horses competing in the fifth race -- the Budweiser Imperial Cup with a purse of 0,000--continue running their first lap during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Sunshine Numbers (center) leads into the jump with jockey Arch Kingsley, Jr. as they approach the finish line on their final lap of the fifth race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Spectators stand under umbrellas as it pours just before the start of the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Spectators watch horses leave a paddock area as they are led out to the track for the third race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Augustin Stables' Apostasy and jockey Robert Walsh are led to the track. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Horses race toward the finish line the during the second race of the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Lou Grill (right), of Atlanta, Georgia walks with her husband Mike Grill (center)and 7-year-old daughter Lily Grill (left) as they browse merchandise at vendor booths during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, south Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Grill said they drove up for the Steeplechase. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Horse tails and hooves fly over jumps during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A jockey, whose face is covered with mud, speaks with a handler after finishing the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Horses race to the finish line as they complete their final lap of the second race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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After Cuse tripped over a jump and fell to the ground, throwing jockey Gustav Dahl from the saddle, both horse and rider got back up and left the track during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Bonnie Mangelly (left) turns to look at the track as she and Corey Fisher (right) stand near spectator seating during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Mangelly said she is wearing a hat designed by Philip Treacy, a British designer, and that she comes to the Steeplechase every year. Sara Caldwellstaff
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An umbrella is hooked over the railing of a spectator stand as people watch the races during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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There was a carriage parade after the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Men wear top hats as they sit atop a horse-drawn-carriage during the 203 Carriage Parade during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Laura Wright (center) sits with her sister Crystal Wright (right) as they sit in a spectator stand during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A handler holds onto a horse that got loose during a race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Participants of the 2013 Carriage Parade take to the track during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A horse and handler stand on the track after the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A horse and handler walk back to the paddock area after the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Alajmal and jockey Ross Geraghty lead in the first race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Five-year-old Dylan Morrison (right) is in his father Matt Morrison's (fa right) arms as they watch the second race during the 47th Renewal Aiken Spring Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday. March 23, 2013. The Morrisons are from North, Augusta, South Carolina, and Dylan said he really wants a horse of his own. Sara Caldwellstaff

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