WinStar Farm LLC’s Cal Nation broke
slowly, came with a three-wide run and ran down Glickman in the final strides
to post a neck victory in the $44,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at
Monmouth Park on Sunday.
Trained by Todd Pletcher, Cal Nation
covered the six furlongs in 1:10 2/5 and returned $3.60 and $2.20.
Glickman completed the $6.20 exacta and paid $2.40 to place. Deliburnsky
checked in third with Yo Koffy rounding out the quartet in the Sunday feature.
Ridden to victory by Joe Bravo, Cal
Nation earned his third victory in eight outings. The 4-year-old ridgling
by Distorted Humor from the A.P. Indy mare She’s a Winner is a half-brother to
2006 Haskell winner Bluegrass Cat.
Live racing continues at Monmouth
Park on Saturday, May 19. Gates will open at 10:30 a.m., with the first
simulcast post from Pimlico set for 10:45 a.m. In addition to Monmouth’s
live card, which gets underway at 12:50 p.m., fans can watch and wager on the
full Pimlico card, highlighted by the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of the