Keyword: monmouth oaks

  • World Approval with jockey Manuel Franco bypasses the field to win the 33rd running of The Fourstardave at the Saratoga Race  Course Aug. 12, 2017  in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  (Skip Dickstein

    The Week in Photos 8/15/2017

    Arlington Million Stakes, Beverly D. S., Secretariat Stakes , Fourstardave H., Adirondack Stakes, Best Pal Stakes, Saratoga Special, Pucker Up Stakes, Rancho Bernardo H., Groupie Doll Stakes, Longacres Mile H., Seagram Cup, Monmouth Oaks and more.

  • Songbird wins the 136th running of The Alabama at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 20, 2016 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  Photo by Skip Dickstein

    The Week in Photos for 8/23/2016

    TVG Pacific Classic, Alabama, Fourstardave, Breeders', Del Mar Oaks, Lake Placid, Del Mar Handicap, Adirondack, Del Mar Mile, Monmouth Oaks, Cliff Hanger, and more.

  • Delightful Joy comes home strong to win the Monmouth Oaks.

    Delightful Joy Wins Stakes Debut at Monmouth

    Delightful Joy brought smiles to the faces of her connections in her stakes debut on Saturday, Aug. 22, using a powerful stretch run to score a clear victory in the $100,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.

  • High Dollar Woman winning the grade II Indiana Oaks.

    Something for Everybody in Monmouth Oaks

    Seven of the 11 3-year-old fillies for the Aug. 22 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) come into the race off wins, but the only graded winner in the field -- High Dollar Woman -- drew the outside post in the 1 1/16-mile event.

  • Cassatt runs away from the competition in the Monmouth Oaks.

    Cassatt Muscles to Victory in Monmouth Oaks

    Fox Hill Farms' highly regarded Cassatt muscled her way to victory Aug. 9 in the $105,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) at Monmouth Park, earning her first graded stakes score and extending her winning streak to three.

  • Wine Princess sails home in the Monmouth Oaks.

    Wine Princess Matures in Monmouth Oaks

    Wine Princess has progressed steadily through her conditions in five starts for trainer Steve Margolis this year, and she took her career to the next level Aug. 11 with a wire-to-wire victory in the Monmouth Oaks (gr. III).

  • Morrow Cove won the Serena's Song by 4 3/4 lengths on July 15.

    Morrow Cove Chases Monmouth Oaks Breakthrough

    Morrow Cove has stamped herself as a talented filly on the improve in her past two starts for trainer Graham Motion. Whether she's good enough to get a graded score will be discovered Aug. 11 at Monmouth Park.

  • Just Jenda strolls home in the Monmouth Oaks.

    Just Jenda Impressive Winner in Monmouth Oaks

    Just Jenda served noticed that she is a force to be reckoned with in the 3-year-old filly division, as she followed up last month's dominating stakes win at Monmouth Park with another convincing score, this one in the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) Aug. 15.

  • Maren's Meadow cruises to victory in the Monmouth Oaks under Terry Thompson.

    Maren's Meadow Pulls Monmouth Oaks Upset

    River Ridge Ranch's Maren's Meadow, dismissed at odds of 11-1 in a field of five 3-year-old fillies, broke on top and never trailed, pulling away in the stretch to win the $150,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) by 4 1/2 lengths Aug. 9.

  • Trainer Graham Motion sends out African Violet in the Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks.

    African Violet Looking to Break Through

    When last seen, J. Mack Robinson's homebred African Violet was dueling in the stretch with Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Proud Spell in the July 12 Delaware Oaks (gr. II). Although coming up three-quarters of a length short that day, the daughter of Lemon Drop Kid proved she can run with the best 3-year-old fillies in the nation.

  • Flying Glitter Glides to Monmouth Oaks Victory

    Richard and Nancy Kaster's Flying Glitter took control out of the gate and never looked back, winning the $200,000 Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) by 3 3/4 lengths in a surprise Sunday at Monmouth Park.

  • Toll Taker Can Collect in Monmouth BC Oaks

    Toll Taker can lose her "inconsistent" tag when the 3-year-old filly heads to the post in Sunday's $200,000 Monmouth Park Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III).

  • Monmouth Oaks Left Off Stakes Schedule

    Led by the $1 million Haskell Invitational Handicap on August 3, Monmouth Park will offer $3.25 million in graded stakes during its upcoming meeting, which opens May 24. However, the Monmouth Oaks (gr. II), which previously has produced Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) winner Spain and Unbridled Elaine, has been eliminated.

  • Case for Carl

    <i>By Joe Hickey</i> -- Out of the loop for too many years now, his hair is as white as a Lukas bridle and his titanium knees are more attuned to WD-40 than Absorbine. But at 85, he's still trim, alert, and enjoying life with Millie, his bride of 44 years. That grin--as wide and warm as a Nebraska prairie under an August morn--is still his trademark.