Monmouth Park kicked off its 68th season of Thoroughbred racing May 11 with an enthusiastic crowd of 9,636 on hand despite monsoon-like weather. The New Jersey track reported a hefty increase in handle over last year.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Cathal A. Lynch|
|Owner||Two Hands LLC|
|Breeder||Kidder, Cole & J & J Mamakos|
|Diski Dance View Five-Cross Pedigree||Songandaprayer||Unbridled's Song|
|She Nuit All||Lost Soldier|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Jack Smith, agent||Gainesway, agent||$15,000|
|Two-year-old||SAB Sales, agent||($42,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Mike Repole's Calibrachoa made it a perfect 4-for-4 over the Aqueduct inner track, as he ran down longshot Diski Dance at the top of the stretch to win the $150,000 Toboggan (gr. III) for the second consecutive year.
Three Triple Crown-nominated hopefuls and a quartet of Maryland-based runners will face off in Laurel Park's $75,000 Miracle Wood Stakes Feb. 26.
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