Keyword: Felix Monserrate

  • New York Revises Bute Administration Rule

    New York is returning to a standard banning the use of phenylbutazone in horses in the 48 hours leading up to a race. The state Racing and Wagering Board on Feb. 29 adopted a final rule revising the Bute time and threshold.

  • Zippy Chippy Last, Loses 97th Straight

    Felix Monserrate's 12-year-old maiden Zippy Chippy ran his string of consecutive losses to 97 with a last-place finish in the first race at Thistledown Wednesday, an $8,200 maiden special weight contested at 5 1/2 furlongs that drew eight entrants.

  • Zippy Does it Again--Fails to Break Maiden

    For the 96th consecutive race, Felix Monserrate's Zippy Chippy failed to reach the winner's circle, finishing fifth in a maiden special weight race at Northampton on Sunday.

  • Zippy Chippy, with owner Felix Monserrate, at Northampton State Fair last year.

    Zippy's Winless Streak on Line Again Thursday

    The hapless Zippy Chippy, whose effort in futility has seen him go to post 92 times without a victory in his lengthy career, will once again try to make the winner's circle Thursday night in the first race at Penn National Racecourse.

  • Zippy Chippy's Next Battle to be Against Pacer

    Zippy Chippy, the maiden who recently lost his 89th race at Penn National Race Course, will go up against a Standardbred pacer on March 17 at Freehold Raceway, a New Jersey harness track. Last year, Zippy Chippy lost a match race with a minor-league baseball player.

  • Zippy Chippy Returns at Penn National on Friday

    Zippy Chippy, owner-trainer Felix Monserrate's 10-year-old who is winless in 88 career starts, has been installed at 8-1 morning-line odds in his return Friday at Penn National Racecourse. The hapless horse is one of seven horses entered in the first race on the track's nine-race program that gets underway at 7:20 p.m. (EST).

  • Zippy Chippy Still Winless After Match Race

    Another dawdling start for winless 9-year-old gelding Zippy Chippy allowed minor league baseball player Jose Herrera to win their 40-yard match race by approximately three (horse) lengths prior to the International League's Rochester (N.Y.) Red Wings Thursday night home game against the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Red Baron's.