Talkin About Love came into the $200,000 Monmouth Park Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) having won her last four allowance races by a combined 19 3/4-lengths, but the 3-year-old filly had never won a stakes and never tried a distance of over a mile. She came from off the pace to score by 1-3/4 lengths Aug. 12.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2004
- FL -Bred
|Trainer||Michael K. McDonald|
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Scooter Girl View Five-Cross Pedigree||Impeachment||Deputy Minister|
|Si Si Sezyou||Sezyou|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Denis Sasso||Greystone Manor Farm, agent||$6,500|
|Two-year-old||M&H Training & Sales, agent||($35,000)|
|Broodmare||Nofa Equestrian Resort||Hunter Valley Farm, agent||$100,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
For the first seven starts of her career, Exchanging Fire won but one race. Now, six starts and four wins later, the 3-year-old filly is rolling toward her first graded stakes victory as she headlines a field of six in the Monmouth Park Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. IIIT) Aug. 12.
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