Headlines for Tuesday, July 4, 2006

  • E Z Warrior is Easy Winner of Hollywood Championship

    E Z Warrior, purchased for $1.2-million earlier this year, provided the fireworks on Independence Day at Hollywood Park as his explosive late run carried him to a 2 3/4-length victory over Great Hunter in the $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship.

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    Strong Contender Rolls to Victory in Dwyer

    John C. Oxley's Strong Contender posted an authoritative 7 3/4-length victory in Tuesday's grade II Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park as the lightly-raced 3-year-old son of Maria's Mon won his third race in only his fifth career start.

  • Go Figure: Magic Mecke Wins Mecke Handicap

    What are the odds of a son of Mecke winning the $100,000 Mecke Handicap at Calder Race Course? On Tuesday, July 4, they were about 7-to-2 -- those were the off-time odds on Trilogy Stable's 6-year-old horse Magic Mecke in the holiday feature race at Calder Racecourse.

  • Out of Gwedda, wins Tremont at 1-9 odds.

    Out of Gwedda Recovers From Poor Start to Win Tremont at 1-9 Odds

    When Out of Gwedda nearly scraped his nose on Belmont Park's fast main track at the start of Tuesday's 114th running of the $101,200 Tremont, the Fourth of July crowd let out a collective gasp. But Out of Gwedda quickly turn anxiety into enthusiasm as he waltzed to the lead under a hand ride and went on to a 2 1/4-length victory.

  • Grade II Winner E Dubai Sires First Winner

    Grade II winner E Dubai was represented by his first winner when his son, Barilko, won July 3 at Woodbine for owner/trainer David Dwyer in his first start.