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  • Texas Chrome (2-1) bravely squeezed through on the rail for an Oklahoma Derby win.Posted 1 day ago
  • Unbridled Mo (4-1) rides the rail to victory in the Remington Park Oaks.Posted 1 day ago
  • Accelerate (1-1) rallies to win the Los Alamitos Derby (G2).Posted 2 days ago
  • Connect (10-1) upsets the Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gets win number 11 in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing.Posted 2 days ago
  • Noholdingback Bear (3-1) wins the Gallant Bob (G3) at Parx Racing.Posted 2 days ago
  • 2015 Turf Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing, via the Chad Brown barn.Posted 6 days ago
  • No catching Sarah Sis (10-1) in the Presque Isle Downs Masters.Posted 7 days ago
  • Victory to Victory  7-1) pulls clear in the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes.Posted 8 days ago
  • Good Samaritan (3-1) rolls to a Breeders' Cup birth with a Summer Stakes win.Posted 8 days ago

HRN Monmouth Report : Week 12

Horse Racing Nation is your source for the $50 million summer meet at Monmouth Park. HRN Editor Jarrod Horak will recap all of the action from the Jersey Shore, including track bias information and horses to watch. This is his eleventh in a series of reports from Monmouth Park.


August 6 (day 34) - Fast and Firm


Both surfaces seemed to play fair. 


Joe Bravo, Eddie Castro, Chuck Lopez, and Paco Lopez each booted home a pair. Charles Dickey saddled two winners, and Jose Valdivia Jr/Rick Dutrow teamed up for two wins on the day. 


Amazon Holly (8th race) sat the right tactical trip to win this grass route for fillies and mares, but the same cannot be said of runner-up Three Emeralds. The latter was bumped at the start and rallied through traffic in a fine effort. The Kathy Mongeon trainee deserves a look next time.


August 7 (day 35) - Fast and Firm


Both surfaces seemed to play fair.     

 

Hat trick for Elvis Trujillo. Eddie Castro and Paco Lopez both booted home a pair. Robert Dibona saddled two winners and Trujillo rode both. 


A Unique Treasure (9th race) was aggressively handles from the rail and kept on finding in the $100,000 My Frenchman Stakes for turf sprinters.


Tweive Pack Shelly (10th race) used her speed and experience to run her rivals off their feet in the $100,000 Colleen Stakes for juvenile fillies. R Heat Lightning rallied to finish a clear second and is a long-term prospect to watch for Todd Pletcher. 


August 8 (day 36) - Fast and Firm


Both surfaces seemed to play fair once again.


Hat trick for Paco Lopez. Roberto Alvarado Jr. and Elvis Trujillo both booted home a pair. Terri Pompay saddled two winners on the day.  


Out of Respect (3rd race) hooked up with favorite Comedero from the outset and put that one away in a game Select Stakes tally.


Sunshine Rambler (10th race) rallied to finish a wide 3rd from the outside post in this Optional Claiming dirt route. Look for a tactical trip with a better draw next time.    



 

 

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