Gozzip Girl was the 2-1 choice following her convincing win in the Sands Point (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park in her last start. In becoming a grade I winner, she triumphed for the fifth time in eight starts.
Kensei, ridden by Edgar Prado and trained by Steve Asmussen, made a powerful move on the far turn en route to an impressive 3 1/4-length victory in the 92nd running of the $200,000 Dwyer (gr. II) at Belmont Park on the July 4 holiday card.
Presious Passion scored a repeat victory in the $750,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT), smashing the course record in the process July 4 at Monmouth Park.
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Sea The Stars confirmed his class with another stellar performance in the Coral-Eclipse Stakes (Eng-I) at Sandown July 4. The 3-year-old colt held off rival Rip Van Winkle by one length, becoming the first horse since Nashwan in 1989 to complete the Guineas-Derby-Eclipse treble.