Aiken Fall Steeplechase

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Ann Kinney (center) looks through hats at the Happy Hats booth in a common area with Felicia Tyler (right) during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Willie McCarthy (right) rides Street Fight, of Dogwood Stables, over the obstacles in the Calico Creek race to the win during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The winning purse was 5,000. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Ann Kinney tries on hats at the Happy Hats booth and pauses to look in a mirror during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Jockey Willie McCarthy rides Pleasant Woodman (far right) of Lazenby Stable & Farm d'Allie Racing in the Budweiser Holiday Cup during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Pleasant Woodman led throughout the race and won the 5,000 purse. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Six-year-old Samuel High (right) pets miniature horse Finnegan in a common area during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Race horses are led onto the track during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Jockey Willie McCarthy rides Pleasant Woodman (far right) of Lazenby Stable & Farm d'Allie Racing in the Budweiser Holiday Cup during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Pleasant Woodman led throughout the race and won the 5,000 purse. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Le Chevalier takes a fall after landing badly after a jump, throwing jockey Gustav Dahl in the Calico Creek race during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Horses are led to the track during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Groom Clinton Watkins walks Dugan off the track after the Budweiser Holiday Cup during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Willie McCarthy rides Street Fight, of Dogwood Stables, down a straight away in the Calico Creek race to the win during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The winning purse was 5,000. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Le Chevalier takes a fall after landing badly after a jump, throwing jockey Gustav Dahl in the Calico Creek race during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Willie McCarthy (far right) rides Street Fight, of Dogwood Stables, had the lead in the Calico Creek race to the win during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. The winning purse was 5,000. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Miniature horse Finnegan leans against 13-year-old Alaina Mitchell's leg as they stand in a common area for people to come pet Finnegan and learn about the Aiken Pony Club during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Le Chevalier got up from his fall and ran the track leaving jockey Gustav Dahl in the grass in the Calico Creek race during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Dalh walked off the track, but went to the hospital as a precaution. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Twenty-two month old Mitchell Bergeron (center) looks at 10-year-old Emma Davisson (left) as Brian Bergeron (right) leans toward the Aiken Pony Club's miniature horse Finnegan for Mitchell to pet in an common area during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Horses are walked by handlers in the paddock area before jockeys come to mount before their races during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Jockey Willie McCarthy gives a thumbs up after winning the Calico Creek race on Dogwood Stables' Street Fight during the Aiken Fall Steeplechase in Aiken, South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff

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