Headlines for Sunday, July 27, 2014

  • Bayern wins the Haskell Invitational.

    Bayern Wires Haskell; Favored Untapable 5th

    Kaleem Shah's Bayern ran them off their feet July 27 in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I), taking eight other sophomores gate-to-wire at Monmouth Park while Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable ran fifth.

  • Guys Reward wins the Oceanport Stakes.

    Guys Reward Finds Path to Oceanport Tally

    Hard-working Guys Reward, making the 46th start of his career, wore down pacesetter Fredericksburg in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $170,000 Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Monmouth Park turf July 27.

  • Valid wins the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Valid Breaks Through With Monmouth Cup Win

    Crossed Sabres Farm's Valid, a major pace factor in his previous three starts in stakes, finally broke through with a victory in the $211,000 Monmouth Cup (gr. II) for 3-year-olds and up at Monmouth Park July 27.

  • Ageless wins the Royal North Stakes.

    Ageless Equals Course Record in Royal North

    Lael Stables' Ageless showed her sprinting prowess on turf for the third straight time this season when taking the $142,111 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT) in a course-record equaling time on the turf July 27 at Woodbine.

  • Starstruck wins the Matchmaker Stakes.

    Starstruck Back to Winning Ways in Matchmaker

    Wearing the black and gold colors of historic Calumet Farm, Kerwin Clark split horses aboard Starstruck to take the $170,000 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park on July 27.

  • Majestic River wins the Molly Pitcher Stakes.

    Majestic River Rolls to Molly Pitcher Win

    Majestic River proved her affinity for Monmouth Park July 27, rolling to a third consecutive victory over the New Jersey oval and picking up her first graded stakes score in the $203,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II).

  • Redoute's Choice, Snitzel Make Sire History

    Redoute's Choice and Snitzel are set to finish a respective first and second in Australia's 2013-14 general sires premiership, an unprecedented accomplishment for a father and son at stud in that nation since the 1880s.

  • Tonalist and Kid Cruz run with Wicked Strong in the Jim Dandy Stakes.
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    Tonalist, Kid Cruz Exit Jim Dandy Well

    Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) runner-up Tonalist and third-place finisher Kid Cruz both came out of the July 26 race well, and their respective trainers confirmed they will point to the Travers Stakes (gr. I).