Scratches took the field for the $148,500 Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III) from eight to five, but they didn't derail a thrilling race down the lane between victorious odds-on choice Last Gunfighter and San Pablo.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Stephen S. Lyster|
|Owner||Gunther, John D. and Eurowest Bloodstock Services|
|Breeder||John D. Gunther & Eurowest Bloodstock Services LTD.|
|Jaguar Paw View Five-Cross Pedigree||Giant's Causeway||Storm Cat|
|Molto Vita||Carson City|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Glennwood Farm, agent||($120,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Last Gunfighter, who had his six-race winning streak stopped by Flat Out in the Suburban Handicap (gr. II), looks to start another one when he takes on seven rivals in the 1 1/8-mile Philip H. Iselin Stakes at Monmouth Park.
After a fifth-place finish in the June 5 RTN True North Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park, Sage Valley looks to get back to winning ways in the $100,000 James Marvin Handicap (gr. III) July 19 at Saratoga.