Keyword: Jersey Derby

  • Haskell Invitational Highlights Monmouth Park Stakes Schedule

    The $1-million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) and a new turf course set to debut in June highlight Monmouth Park's 2006 stakes schedule, which features total purses of $4.75 million spread out over 21 stakes races. The track will offer 14 graded events.

  • Icy Atlantic Crashes Jersey Derby Shore

    Arthur I. Appleton's homebred Icy Atlantic rolled to a 1 1/4-length and a quarter victory over Commendation in Monday's $100,00 Jersey Derby (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park.

  • Jersey Derby Grade Reinstated; Jaipur Not

    The American Graded Stakes Committee has reviewed the status of two grade III stakes that were forced off the turf May 26, reinstating one and not the other.

  • Happy Trails, winning the Jersey Derby.

    Happy Trails Streaks to Jersey Derby Victory

    Sanford Goldfarb's Happy Trails stalked the pace, then closed like a rocket down the rail to capture the 60th running of the $100,000 Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park Monday.

  • Empire Maker, left, will use Jersey Derby as Belmont Stakes prep.

    Empire Maker Entered in Monday's Jersey Derby

    Trainer Bobby Frankel, fearing he may not get enough training in Empire Maker because of the bad weather in the Northeast, has entered Kentucky Derby runner-up Empire Maker in Monday's Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park.

  • Forecast KO's Saturday, Sunday Grass Racing at Monmouth Park

    Expected rain along the Jersey Shore this weekend has forced Monmouth Park to switch its scheduled turf races to the main track for Saturday's opening day card as well as for Sunday's races. A decision has yet to be made regarding Monday's holiday card, which includes the grade III Jersey Derby at 1 1/16 miles on turf.

  • Mystic Lady Beats Males in Jersey Derby

    Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) winner Mystic Lady set the pace and held off the late charge of Sir Brian's Sword to win the $100,000 Jersey Derby on Sunday at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old daughter of Thunder Gulch, racing against males for the first time, completed the 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.31 on a fast main track. Mystic Lady became the second filly to win the Jersey Derby, joining 1998 winner Who Did It and Run.