The Week in Photos: July 6, 2010

This week in Thoroughbred racing.

New York-bred Haynesfield won his fourth consecutive race and notched the biggest victory of his career when he took over turning for home en route to a convincing 2 3/4-length score in the $300,000 Suburban Handicap.

Photo: Coglianese Photos

Heavily Favored Gotta Have Her angled to the outside for jockey Tyler Baze and outfought Burg Berg in deep stretch to win the $150,000 Royal Heroine Mile Stakes by a half-length on the Hollywood Park turf.

Photo: Benoitphoto.com

In her stakes debut, Pam and Marty Wygod's homebred Harmonious swept to victory in the $250,000 American Oaks (gr. IT), outlasting Antares World on the Hollywood Park turf July 3.

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Irish-bred Chinchon, making just his second start in the U.S., showed an explosive turn of foot in the stretch and came from off the pace to capture the $760,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 3 at Monmouth Park.

Photo: Bill Denver/equi-photo

Reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra worked at Saratoga for the first time.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

With England's Queen Elizabeth II attending for the first time since 1997, front-running Big Red Mike stole the 151st renewal of the Queen's Plate with a gate-to-wire win for jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva at Woodbine July 4.

Photo: Michael Burns

With England's Queen Elizabeth II attending for the first time since 1997, front-running Big Red Mike stole the 151st renewal of the Queen's Plate with a gate-to-wire win for jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva at Woodbine July 4.

Photo: Michael Burns

Discreetly Mine, whose bid to capture a classic earlier this year was unsuccessful, returned to the winner's circle for the first time since February when he scored in the Jersey Shore Stakes.

Photo: Bill Denver/equi-photo

Odds-on choice Franny Freud, ridden by Garrett Gomez, rallied four wide on the turn to register her first grade I victory in the Prioress Stakes at Belmont Park.

Photo: Coglianese Photos

Overwhelming 1-5 choice Informed Decision narrowly avoided an upset when she outfought 33-1 shot Rinterval in the final furlong to win the Chicago Handicap by a head July 4 at Arlington Park.

Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Tizdejavu notches an explosive Firecracker win at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Reed Palmer/churchill Downs Photography

Global Hunter turned in a magnificent effort to win the $150,000 American Handicap at Hollywood Park on Independence Day, but his game head victory turned to sadness when the grade I winner pulled up lame.

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Rightly So ran a thrilling wire-to-wire race at Belmont Park, holding off the favorite Qualia to win the Bed o' Roses.

Photo: Coglianese Photos

J P's Gusto captured his second stakes in three starts and claimed his first graded stakes July 5 in the $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes.

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Owner John Waken, left, talks with trainer David Hofmans, right, and trophy presenter and hall of fame trainer Jack Van Berg, middle, in the winner's circle after J P'S Gusto's victory in the Grade III, $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship, Monday, July 5, 2010 at Hollywood Park

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