Keyword: monmouth

  • The Week in Photos 8/1/2017

    Clement L. Hirsch, Bing Crosby, Haskell, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Jim Dandy, Cougar II, Monmouth, Monmouth Cup, Molly Pitcher, Nijinsky, Royal North, Amsterdam, Bowling Green, Honorable Miss and Shuvee.

  • Winning Cause gets up late to win the Red Bank Stakes.

    Winning Cause Closes to Win Red Bank

    Winning Cause made amends for a runner-up finish in last year's Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park when getting up late to edge Heart to Heart and win in this year's edition May 16.

  • NJ Sports Betting Put on Hold by Court Order

    A temporary restraining order requested by professional sports leagues has put New Jersey's plans to allow sports betting on hold. The state had planned to begin taking wagers Oct. 26.

  • Souper Colossal wins the Sapling Stakes.

    Plesa Sweeps Juvenile Stakes at Monmouth

    And the beat goes on for trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. at Monmouth Park Aug. 31 as he captured the racetrack's top 2-year-old stakes events just one day after saddling Itsmyluckyday to win the $600,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I).

  • Little Journey is making her fourth U.S. start in the Boiling Springs.

    Little Journey Favored in Boiling Springs

    Little Journey, looking to rebound from a last-place finish in the Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT), heads the field in the $100,000 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT), the Labor Day feature event at Monmouth Park Sept. 1.

  • Winning Cause wins the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Winning Cause Ends String in Cliff Hanger

    Winning Cause, getting an ideal stalking trip from jockey Eddie Castro, staved off odds-on choice Big Blue Kitten to win the Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 24 on turf at Monmouth Park, halting a 10-race losing skid.

  • Rusty Slipper rolls home to win the Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park.

    Rusty Slipper Shows Heels in Violet Score

    Zanim R. Meahjohn's 13-1 chance Rusty Slipper seized the lead nearing the sixteenth pole and comfortably earned her first graded stakes win in the $109,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 23 at Monmouth Park.

  • Starstruck won the Matchmaker Stakes on July 27 at Monmouth.

    Starstruck Heads Cast in Monmouth's Violet

    Starstruck, Calumet Farm's 5-year-old Galileo mare, headlines the $100,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 20 on the Jersey Shore, but the chestnut will have her work cut out for her against a full field.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Natalie Victoria

    Monmouth-Winning Fillies Target Molly Pitcher

    Natalie Victoria and Majestic River, who each registered listed stakes wins at Monmouth Park in their previous starts, are to face one another for the first time in the Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) July 27 at Monmouth.

  • Pants On Fire

    Pants On Fire Seeks Monmouth Cup Repeat

    George and Lori Hall's Pants On Fire makes his seasonal debut July 27 in the Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) as the 6-year-old son of Jump Start seeks to repeat his victory in the 2013 edition.