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Strong Contender bests Lawyer Ron in Super Derby (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66645&subsec=2)
John Oxley's Strong Contender drove determinedly down the Louisiana Downs stretch Saturday to catch 4-to-5 favorite Lawyer Ron and emerge victorious in the 27th running of the $500,000 Super Derby (G2). Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66645&subsec=2)

Meadow Breeze Blows Away Matron at 34-1 (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35447)
Willow Rock Stable's 2-year-old filly Meadow Breeze, making her graded stakes debut, came up with the biggest effort of her young career Saturday to win the 100th running of the $250,000 Matron (gr. I) at Belmont Park by a head at odds of 34-1. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35447)

Kentucky Downs Cancels Card, Stakes Rescheduled (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35445)
Extreme rainfall and tornado warnings forced the cancellation of the six-race Kentucky Cup Turf Festival card Saturday at Kentucky Downs. The four stakes races have been rescheduled as the first four races on Monday's card. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35445)

George Washington back to winning form at Ascot (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66633&subsec=3)
George Washington returned to winning form, rallying in the final furlong to win the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-G1) by 1 1/4 lengths on Saturday at Ascot, the three-year-old Danehill colt's first victory since posting a clear win in the Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-G1) on May 6 at N<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>ewmarket</st1:City>. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66633&subsec=3)