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  • Stopchargingmaria out-duels Untapable to win the G3 Shuvee.Posted 4 hours ago
  • American Pharoah wins the Haskell completely in hand!Posted 4 hours ago
  • Heart to Heart takes them wire to wire in the G3 Oceanport.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Casual Smile closes from second last to win the G3 Matchmaker Stakes.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Bradester snags the G2 Monmouth Cup in front-running fashion.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Rachel's Valentina, daughter of champion Rachel Alexandra, wins her debut at the Spa!Posted 6 hours ago
  • Beholder wins the G1 Clement L. Hirsch for fun!Posted 1 day ago
  • Texas Red returns to the winner's circle with a Jim Dandy victory over Frosted!Posted 1 day ago
  • Red Rifle squeezes through rivals to win the Bowling Green.Posted 1 day ago
  • Madefromlucky takes the G2 West Virginia Derby.Posted 1 day ago
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It's better to be lucky than good. Once again, Upstart had trouble at the start giving AP an easy pace. Hopefully, his connections finishing a second off the track record will show them they still have a lot to prove. The graveyard of champions, Saratoga, and the Travers with Texas Red awaits. Go Texas Red!
Today, i saw something that i thought i would bever see in my lifetime. Today, me and my family went to Monmouth Park to see a horse that accomplished something that very few have done in history. Today I saw American Pharoah, and today I saw him dominate his rivals like he always did. The whole racing card and the atmosphere at Monmouth was something I had never seen before. So many smiling faces and people cheering for American Pharaoh. When the Haskell was with 20 minutes to post to when American Pharoah crossed the finish line., I has never heard a roar and cheer so loud in my life at any sporting event. The crowd, atmosphere and overall experience was absolutely amazing. When American Pharoah crossed the line, tears were coming down my face. I had never been so happy at a racetrack in my life. So there are alot of thank yous I have to say for a truly memorable day. A day that I will tell my children and my grandchildren when I'm older. First thank you to the people of Monmouth Park for a memorable day, also, thank you to the Zayats for bringing AP to New Jersey to let us see a champion. Third, thank you to my awesome parents for taking me to the track and enjoying this incredible day. Most of all thank you American Pharoah, for being the champion you are and making more fans every day. This is a day I will never forget and I'm thankful for horses like American Pharoah. God Bless these wonderful animals.
Hmmm I think there's another horse that if he hits his A game would easily beat shared belief and make a run at AP. I really think we are witnessing the greatest horse ever and folks jus don't realize it yet in AP.
Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) winner Texas Red emerged from his victory over Frosted in exceptional condition and is on course for the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 29, according to Julie Clark, theSaratoga Race Course-based assistant trainer to Keith Desormeaux. "I went to the test barn with him (after the race) and he wasn't blowing very hard," Clark said of the Afleet Alex colt the morning of Aug. 2. "He recovered really quickly. He was really content. He came back to the barn, we gave him another bath, walked him another 15-20 minutes, let him graze, and he was just happy—relaxed and happy. "I wondered if it might get him a little bit rattled, a little stressed, but it didn't seem to, not at all." The 2014 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner made his East Coast debut in the grade II Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park, with the ultimate goal of making the Travers, a spot his connections are unlikely to be dissuaded from, even if Triple Crown winner American Pharoah journeys to the Spa in a few weeks. Article on Bloodhorse
Frosted emerged from his second-place finish in the Jim Dandy in good shape despite an eventful start, according to his trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin. "He lost his right front shoe, but luckily he's OK. It was a small grab, so obviously he grabbed it off at the break, but he came back in good shape," McLaughlin said. The Tapit colt's next start is likely is the Travers, which has been in the plans for Frosted since his fourth in the Kentucky Derby. Though the Jim Dandy result was not what he was hoping for, McLaughlin was encouraged by Frosted's performance, especially as it applies to the Travers. "He ran very well. We're disappointed we got beat, but Texas Red is a nice horse and we ran our race," he said. "We gave (Texas Red) four pounds. In (the Travers), we'll be equal weights, and hopefully, with four shoes on, we can turn the tables on him." Article on Bloodhorse
Stopchargingmaria was too much for Untapable down the lane of the Grade 3 Shuvee.Read More
Once again another spectacular performance. How unfortunate that the only horse likely to be the equal of American Pharoah is injured and will not make it to the Breeders Cup Classic. We can only imagine what a race between Pharoah and Shared Belief would hold in store. Fortunately we will have Shared Belief next year to enjoy, but we will be left to wonder what might have been.
People can say what they want about this horse, his connections, and today's host track. I tip my hat to all involved. These connections and Monmouth Park did everything they could to provide access to this horse and give a total fan experience throughout the weekend. A-P delivered today. There will inevitably still be arguments and banter about is he "great" and what he still has to accomplish. With maybe only 2-3 races left in his career I hope that everyone can just take the time to appreciate this horse and enjoy him for what he is.
Ran 4th in WV Gov. stakes at Mountaineer. Sat. tough race, beat some nice horses. Better luck next time.
Another nice breeze 58.76 last Friday. she wants to gogogo.
Twin Creeks Racing Stables' Red Rifle capitalized on a dream trip, riding the rail and extending away in the stretch and win the Grade 2, $250,000 Bowling Green on the turf Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.Read More
  • TheWars · Red Rifle didn't receive a dream trip, Javier made one. Incredible ride on a great horse. · 47 minutes ago
Any chance this horse gets into the Breeder Cup ?
Om
I was wondering, Who would win in a race between Om, Upset and Onion?
Fans came to Monmouth Park to see a show, to witness a spectacle, and to get a glimpse of greatness. Thanks to American Pharoah, they would not go home disappointed.Read More
  • Kendall Anthony via Disqus · He is so handsome. I love this horse and what a star he is. I think he races one more time before the BC. · 3 hours ago
unbelievable line up. Effinex sure doesn't get any respect
Please scroll down to my predictions from 2 days ago.....I said a $20 trifecta 4/1,2,6 would pay between $300-$400.......not only did I hit this...but I had a $20 superfecta that paid over $700! Has anybody seen Cugel the Clever...I need some props here!
Mr. Jordan messed up my Tri. I had Keen Ice to Place and Show. Had Mr. Jordan to Place and Show too. lol
idk but I cant see one horse that has a prayer to beat him in the classic... maybe honor code>>>NOT
Naval Command did an easy 5/8th this am in 58.2 She'll be ready for her next start Aug. 8th..Good luck to all the connections...
  • Kennethnero via Disqus · I wonder is she gonna be facing take charge Brandi · 2 hours ago
With his Haskell win AP jumps from 54 to 32 on the all time earnings list. If you take away international horses who've raced here he's 21st.

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