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Lava Man, Monmouth Park - July 30th

Monmouth Park opened with a five day race meet. ~1870
 
Lava Man was retired, ending a storybook career as one of racing's best-ever claims. The seven-year-old California-bred gelding won $5,268,706; with over $5.1 million of that coming for owners STD Stable and Jason Wood, who claimed Lava Man for $50,000 in 2004. ~2008

 

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