Turf Monster H.

Race 9 at Philadelphia Park on September 7, 2009

  • STK
  • 5 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • :57.14
Order of Finish

Chamberlain Bridge

War Chant  – She's Got Class


  • J:John R. Velazquez
  • T:W. Bret Calhoun
  • B:Eugene Melnyk
  • O:Moore Mgmt. LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: War Chant , Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Lifetime: 330 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Trempolino , Chestnut, 1984.

Little Nick

Tiger Ridge  – Hay Jude


  • J:Manoel R. Cruz
  • T:Allen Iwinski
  • B:Carlo E Vaccarezza
  • O:Priscilla Vaccarezza & KZ Stables
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Tiger Ridge , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 321 yearlings sold, median $22,035.
  • Broodmare Sire: Wavering Monarch , Bay, 1979.

Mr. Nightlinger

Indian Charlie  – Timely Quarrel


  • J:Eddie Castro
  • T:W. Bret Calhoun
  • B:Brereton C. Jones
  • O:Martin Racing Stable & Moore Mgmt. LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Indian Charlie , Bay, 1995. Lifetime: 548 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Time for a Change , Chestnut, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2004 KEENOV, $45,000; 2005 KEESEP, $45,000; 2006 TEXMAR, $45,000.

Blue Sailor

Northern Afleet  – Tropical Runner


  • J:Harry Vega
  • T:Howard E. Wolfendale
  • B:Bryan R. Baker
  • O:Robert Gorsuch & Robert Kreis


Kiridashi  – Honor Card


  • J:David Cora
  • T:Timothy C. Kreiser
  • B:Audre Cappuccitti
  • O:Mason Dixon Stable


  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Eddie Kenneally
  • B:David E. Hager, II
  • O:Homewrecker Racing LLC & Avalon Farm

True to Tradition

Rahy  – Successful Dancer


  • J:Kendrick Carmouche
  • T:Scott A. Lake
  • B:Live Oak Stud
  • O:Ben Mondello & Adam Russo

Awakino Cat

Stormy Atlantic  – Ski Racer (FR)


  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:Linda Rice
  • B:Budget Stable
  • O:F E Que Stable

Natural Seven

Partner's Hero  – Dontforgethedealer


  • J:Jeremy Rose
  • T:Benjamin M. Feliciano, Jr.
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Charles McGinnes
  • O:Taking Risks Stable LLC

Cooper County

R. Cooper  – Cantada's Sword


  • J:Eibar Coa
  • T:James L. Hogue
  • B:White Cross Farm
  • O:Briar Lane Farm

Trust Or Bust

Trust N Luck  – Dance Lead


  • J:Gerald Almodovar
  • T:Paul G. McClelland
  • B:Briggs/Cromartie & Montgomery Farm
  • O:Happy Hour Stable
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  • Icon Ike is two-for-two this year.

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  • Chamberlain Bridge

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  • Ben's Cat wins the Turf Monster Handicap.

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  • Ben's Cat won the 2011 Turf Monster by a half-length.

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  • Bret Calhoun

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