Six 3-year-olds, including three stakes winners, have been entered to face dual classic winner Big Brown in the $1-million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 3 at Monmouth Park.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Breeder||Gulf Coast Farms Bloodstock LP|
|Magical Forest View Five-Cross Pedigree||Forest Camp||Deputy Minister|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Buzz Chace, agent||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$360,000|
Sent off as the longest shot in a five-horse field, Paraneck Stable's Magical Forest broke on top and then outdueled Cherokee Artist in a thrilling stretch duel to capture the $300,000 Barbaro Stakes (gr. III) by a half-length July 13 at Delaware Park.
Zayat Stables' J Be K is no longer on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) trail, but the lightly-raced 3-year-old will try to score his first graded stakes victory April 5 when he takes on seven sprinters in the $150,000 Bay Shore Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct.