Rosie Napravnik sits atop Believe You Can with the Lilly's after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.
She's the first
Jockey Rosie Napravnik celebrates with horse owner Brerton Jones after Believe You Can won the 138th running of the Kentucky Oaks on Friday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Napravnik is the first woman to ride a winner in the race for 3-year-old fillies.
Get outta here
The field comes out of the gate at the beginning of the Kentucky Oaks.
Right on track
Rosie Napravnik rides Believe You Can (9) in the Kentucky Oaks.
Rosie Napravnik keeps Believe You Can in front of Broadway's Alibi and John Velazquez.
Rosie Napravnik has Believe You Can in full stride in the stretch of the Kentucky Oaks.
Rosie Napravnik, left, starts to celebrate aboard Believe You Can after winning the $1 million race.
Moment of victory
Rosie Napravnik crosses the finish line with Believe You Can to win the Kentucky Oaks.
Rosie Napravnik receives the traditional bouquet in the winner's circle.
Horses are seen on the track as lightning strikes before the Kentucky Oaks. The racing card at Churchill Downs was delayed less than an hour during the storm, and fans cleared from the infield.
Lightning is seen over the pagoda before the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.
A view across the turf course at Churchill Downs toward the famed twin spires of the grandstand.
Fans cheer as they watch a race Friday at Churchill Downs.
Flowers bloom in the winner's circle at Churchill Downs before the running of the Kentucky Oaks.
Jockey Garrett Gomez's silks fit right in with the crowd's fashion as he makes his way to the paddock for the fifth race Friday.