Kelly Breen

Recent Claim Heading Home Captures Jersey Girl Handicap

Heading Home returned immediate dividends off the claim for owner Mike Napoli and trainer Kelly Breen, staging a prolonged stretch run before finally surging at the wire for a neck victory over Diamond Play in the $75,000 Jersey Girl Handicap on Sunday at Monmouth Park. The race for Jersey-bred fillies and mares, originally scheduled for […]

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Gin And Platonic First Winner For Classic-Placed Medal Count

Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Medal Count was represented by his first winner when his two-year-old colt Gin and Platonic won on debut at Monmouth Park in a $48,600 Maiden Special Weight race on dirt. Campaigned by owner Mr. Amore Stable and trainer Kelly Breen, the bay colt overcame his rail post with a sharp break […]

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Valedictorian Streaks To $21.20 Upset In Suwannee River

Epic Racing’s Valedictorian, a two-time stakes winner last year, graduated in her third career try against graded company with a front-running 2 ½-length upset of favored Rymska in Saturday’s $150,000 Suwannee River (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 72nd running of the 1 1/8-mile Suwannee River for fillies and mares 4 and older on the grass […]

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Kentucky Derby Points, $400,000 Up For Grabs In Remington Park’s Springboard Mile

Trainer Steve Asmussen, entered five horses in Sunday’s $400,000 Springboard Mile. Remington Park’s featured 2-year-old event of the Thoroughbred meet. The Springboard Mile is the final race on this year’s calendar with valuable qualifying points for the 2019 Kentucky Derby. Leading the Remington Park trainer standings with 93 wins thru Dec. 10, Asmussen placed a […]

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Rendon, Jimenez Excited For First Haskell Mounts With Golden Brown, Roaming Union

Jairo Rendon has been a member of the jockey colony at tracks on four different continents, was the leading rider in Panama multiple times, and even won a Grade 1 event for King Abdullah bin Al Saud of Saudi Arabia while under contract to the late ruler for five years. On Sunday, he competes in his […]

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6-5 Morning Line Favorite Good Magic To Break From Post Six In Haskell

Good Magic, the reigning 2-year-old champion male horse, will look to regain his winning ways when he headlines a field of seven top-flight sophomore runners in Sunday’s 51st renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. The Eclipse Award-winning Good Magic, a Stonestreet Stables homebred who is owned by e Five […]

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Carlos Hernandez Scores First Stakes Victory In Jersey Girl Handicap

Valedictorian provided 20-year-old jockey Carlos Hernandez with his first stakes victory, grinding down frontrunner Heading Home before poking his head in front at the wire to capture the $75,000 Jersey Girl Handicap on Wednesday at Monmouth Park. Hernandez, who won three races on the nine-race card, had Valedictorian closely stalking Heading Home throughout the mile […]

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MATCH Division Leader Oak Bluffs Tops Parx Dash

The top three finishers in the Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup are among the 12 entered in the grade III, $200,000 Parx Dash, the third of five MATCH Series stakes in the 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint—Turf Division. The Parx Dash at five furlongs on the grass is one of two MATCH events July 7 at Parx Racing; […]

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2011 Belmont Winner Ruler On Ice Visits With Trainer Breen At Monmouth Park

A horse that knows exactly what it takes to win the Belmont Stakes is back “home” at Monmouth Park just in time to witness Justify’s attempt to become the sport’s 13th Triple Crown winner in Saturday’s 150th renewal of the 1½-mile race. Ruler On Ice, the 2011 Bemont Stakes winner, has returned to trainer Kelly Breen’s barn on the Monmouth Park backstretch […]

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Miss Sky Warrior Returns To Aqueduct For Friday’s Comely

Arlene’s Sun Star Stable’s Miss Sky Warrior will get back to the site of some of her biggest victories in the Grade 3, $250,000 Comely for 3-year-old fillies, one of three stakes on “Black Friday” at Aqueduct Racetrack. Carded as Race 9, the 1 1/8-mile Comely will be joined by the $150,000 Gio Ponti and the […]

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