After trailing the field of eight through a half-mile, Thomas Conway's General Jumbo rallied four-wide and then held off a determined Fri Guy to win the Kentucky Cup Turf (gr. III) by a half-length in Kentucky Downs' 1 1/2-mile feature event Sept. 22.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2003
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Dale L. Romans|
|Jockey||Garrett K. Gomez|
|Owner||Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat)|
|Fri Guy View Five-Cross Pedigree||Theatrical (IRE)||Nureyev|
|Tree of Knowledge (IRE)|
|Stormy Squall||Summer Squall|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||John Patitucci||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent for Estate of John Franks||$45,000|
|Two-year-old||J.J. Toner, agent for Ahmed Zayat||Nick de Meric, agent||$70,000|
With the news that Better Talk Now has been scratched from the $500,000 Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT), English Channel is expected to be the heavy favorite Aug. 11.
Jim Scatuorchio's English Channel broke his own course record at Monmouth Park Saturday as he powered his way to a one-length victory in the 54th running of the $750,000 United Nations Stakes Presented by TVG (gr. IT).
At age 8, turf star Better Talk Now has shown no sign of slowing down as he heads into Saturday's $750,000 United Nations Presented by TVG (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park.
Kingfield Racing Stable's 5-year-old gelding Jambalaya made it back-to-back graded stakes victories on the Gulfstream Park grass Saturday, prevailing with a sustained stretch drive in the $150,000 Bulleit Bourbon Pan American Handicap (gr. IIIT).
After scoring the most important victory of his career in the Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) more than a month ago, Kingfield Racing Stable's 5-year-old Jambalaya returns Saturday in the $150,000 Bulleit Bourbon Pan American Handicap (gr. IIIT).