Ticker
  • Hoppertunity knocks in the Clark Handicap!Posted 35 minutes ago
  • Classic Point wins by a whisker in the Go For Wand! Posted 3 hours ago
  • Finnegan's Wake best late in the Hollywood Turf Cup! Posted 1 day ago
  • Frivolous upsets Don't Tell Sophia in the Falls City! Posted 1 day ago
  • Salutos Amigos sloshes home best in the Fall Highweight! Posted 1 day ago
  • Alert Bay best in the Zia Park Derby! Posted 2 days ago
  • Cassatt takes them all the way in the Zia Park Oaks! Posted 2 days ago
  • Shared Belief worked 4f in :50.40 (8/15) at Golden Gate on Nov 25. Posted 2 days ago
  • Big Macher best in the Cary Grant! Posted 4 days ago
  • Calgary Cat blows by the field in the Kennedy Road! Posted 5 days ago

Feel That Fire Smokes in Blue Sparkler

Red Oak Stable’s Feel That Fire grabbed the early lead and held off the late charge of D’wild Ride to capture the $75,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday before a crowd of 10,716.

 

Ridden by Jose Valdivia Jr., Feel That Fire covered the six furlongs over a fast main track in 1:09 1/5 and paid $6.40, $4 and $3 as the favorite in the field of seven fillies and mares.  D’wild Ride, who finished three quarters of a length back in second, completed the $26.60 exacta and returned $4.20 and $3.  It was another 3 ¾ lengths back to Bronx City Girl, who paid $2.60 to show.

 

“That was a super performance,” said winning trainer Gregg Sacco.  “Her last was a good race that set her up perfectly for this.  She’s a lightly raced filly and we’ve targeted the races this summer.  The Regret (July 31) on Haskell Day will be her next start.”

 

The Blue Sparkler victory was the third win in seven starts for Feel That Fire, a 4-year-old by Lightnin N Thunder from the French Deputy mare Ubetwereven.  She has earned $146,080 for her connections.

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories