Molly Pitcher Stakes

Midnight Bisou Kept Under Wraps In Molly Pitcher Win

Running her record to five-for-five in 2019, Bloom Racing Stable, Madaket Stable and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou posted an easy win in Saturday’s G3 Molly Pitcher Stakes at Monmouth Park. The 4-year-old Midnight Lute filly won by just a length, but Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith never appeared to ask her for her best […]

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Berned Holds On Late In Molly Pitcher

Robert Masiello, West Point Thoroughbreds and Chris Larsen’s Berned was able to hold off the late run of Dreamcall to win Sunday’s Grade 3 Molly Pitcher Stakes by three-quarters of a length, giving jockey Joe Bravo his third win on the card. The 4-year-old daughter of Bernardini, trained by Graham Motion, covered 1 1/16 miles […]

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Money’soncharlotte Upsets Molly Pitcher With Frontrunning Score

George Hall wasn’t terribly confident in his mare’s chances in Sunday’s G3 Molly Pitcher Stakes. Jockey Paco Lopez told him he would take Money’soncharlotte off the pace, but the starting gates opened and the 5-year-old daughter of Mizzen Mast was on the lead. As it turns out, Lopez played the race perfectly because Money’soncharlotte had plenty […]

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Genre Leads Pletcher Exacta In Molly Pitcher Stakes

Cheyenne Stables’ Genre refused to be denied in Sunday’s Grade 3 Molly Pitcher Stakes, besting her Todd Pletcher-trained stablemate Eskenformoney by a neck under Paco Lopez. The 4-year-old daughter of Bernardini covered 1 1/16 miles over Monmouth’s sloppy main track in 1:43.10. “I had a little trouble out of the gate but I took her […]

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Got Lucky Much The Best In Molly Pitcher

Favored Got Lucky burst away from her rivals in mid-stretch to win by open lengths in Friday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes at Monmouth Park. Ridden near the pace by Paco Lopez, Got Lucky seized the lead on the far turn and went on from there, winning comfortably over a late-rallying Stiffed in second. […]

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Bloodlines: A.P. Indy, Hear Him Roar

The old lion in the bush gave another growl over the weekend. Champion racehorse and leading sire A.P. Indy had two graded stakes winners with Majestic River winning the Grade 2 Molly Pitcher at Monmouth and Antipathy winning the G3 Shuvee at Saratoga. Few stallions get weekend doubles with graded winners. So it is a […]

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Majestic River Cruises in Molly Pitcher

In the 69th running of the Molly Pitcher Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, Majestic River gained command at the quarter-pole and then widened her margin through the stretch as she went on to an impressive two and a half-length victory. Trained by Todd Pletcher and Ridden by Rosie Napravnik, Majestic River made the Molly […]

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Joyful Victory Soars in Molly Pitcher

Trainer J. Larry Jones and jockey Rosie Napravnik wrote the story of the Haskell Day undercard as they swept the $200,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (G2) and the $150,000 Matchmaker Stakes (G3) with two impressive performances by Joyful Victory and Starstruck. In the 68th running of the Molly Pitcher, Fox Hill Farms’ Joyful Victory was the […]

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Molly Pitcher Might Be Next for Funny Proposition

Although nothing is set in stone, trainer Mark Casse is tentatively targeting the G2 Molly Pitcher Stakes on July 28 for Funny Proposition’s next start. The daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, who defeated champion Royal Delta in the G2 Fleur de Lis Stakes on June 15, came out of her race in great shape. Casse told […]

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Hill ‘n’ Dale to sponsor Monmouth race, award stallion seasons

Press Release Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms has teamed with Monmouth Park to sponsor the Jersey Shore’s biggest race for fillies and mares, the Grade 2, $250,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes.      The Hill ‘n’ Dale Molly Pitcher will be renewed for the 66th time on Sunday, Aug. 28, and will for the first time feature […]

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