Keyword: sapling

  • Western Smoke takes control in the Sapling Stakes at Monmouth.

    Western Smoke Wins Sapling, Just Like Sire

    Western Smoke repeated a feat accomplished by his daddy 13 years ago, winning the $150,000 Sapling (gr. III) at Monmouth Sept. 5 for his third consecutive stakes score. Now, if the 2-year-old colt can go on to do what Smoke Glacken did in his sophomore season, he will really be in business.

  • Silent Valor (left) takes the Sapling (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.

    Silent Valor Closes Well to Take Sapling

    Let's Go Stable's Silent Valor made a strong four-wide move entering the stretch and ran down the leader inside the sixteenth-pole to post a 1 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III), a six-furlong sprint for 2-year-olds on the Monmouth Park dirt.

  • Xchanger Handles Bump to Win Sapling

    Circle Z Stables' Xchanger, bumped solidly mid-stretch by Actin Good, recovered to edge away from his rival close to home to win the $150,000 Sapling (gr. III) for 2-year-olds by three-quarters of a length at Monmouth Park on Monday.

  • Gambolati Aims at Sapling With Buffalo Man

    Ol Memorial Stable's Buffalo Man, winner of both his starts at Monmouth Park this season, will be one of the choices in Monday's $150,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III).

  • Gambolati Aims at Sapling With Buffalo Man

    Ol Memorial Stable's Buffalo Man, winner of both of his starts at Monmouth Park this season, will be one of the choices in Monday's $150,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III).

  • He's Got Grit Wins Sapling With Style

    Curtis C. Green's unbeaten homebred He's Got Grit took command shortly after the start and then ran away from his rivals in the stretch to score an 8 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Sapling (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Monmouth Park Saturday.

  • Sapling Stakes winner Evil Minister faces Sapling place and show runners again in Sunday's Belmont Futurity.

    Sapling Trio Back in Belmont Futurity

    The one-two-three finishers in Monmouth's Sapling Stakes (gr. III) will line up against each other again Sunday in the Belmont Futurity (gr. II).

  • Shooter Lasts for Sapling Win

    Leslie and Robert Hurley and D.J. Stable's Shooter raced just off the early pace set by T P Louie, edged clear of that rival in the final furlong, and held off the late charge of 13-1 longshot Snow Ridge to win the $200,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Monmouth Park.