Pegasus Stakes

Albano Flies Home First in Pegasus

Brereton C. Jones’s Albano moved for the lead around the far turn and expanded his margin of victory to 6 ½ lengths as he powered to an impressive victory in the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes before a record Father’s Day crowd of 29,262, who wagered nearly $1.1 million on Monmouth Park’s 12-race program. “It was impossible […]

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Ring Weekend Seeks Pegasus Stakes Victory

As the $1,000,000 William Hill Haskell Invitational draws near, preparations for the summer’s centerpiece begin with the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes to be contested for the 33rd time this Sunday. Along with the Long Branch Stakes, the Pegasus is the first of two local prep races before Monmouth’s biggest event. Among the runners in this […]

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Itsmyluckyday to Miss Four Months Due to Minor Injury

Itsmyluckyday, who was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park, is expected to miss four months of training with a slight fracture of the Ilium. “It’s as good as we could have hoped for,” said trainer Eddie Plesa Jr., who conditions Itsmyluckyday for his wife […]

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Itsmyluckyday Sent to Clinic for Further Tests

Itsmyluckyday, who was pulled up after a running a half-mile in the G3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park Sunday, was transported to the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center in Ringoes, NJ. The son of Lawyer Ron will undergo further tests at the clinic, including a nuclear scan. Trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. told the Daily Racing Form […]

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Verrazano Sprouts Wings in Pegasus; Itsmyluckyday Pulled Up

A record Father’s Day crowd of 28,951 was on-hand at Monmouth Park Sunday to see Verrazano cruise to an easy 9 ¼ length victory in the Grade 3, $150,000 Pegasus Stakes. Trained by Todd Pletcher, Verrazano took command right from the outset and set easy fractions of :24 4/5 for the first quarter of a […]

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Verrazano, Itsmyluckyday Looking for Wings in Sunday’s Grade 3 Pegasus

Grade 1 winner Verrazano and Classic-placed Itsmyluckyday are among a field of seven entered for this Sunday’s Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park. Owned by Let’s Go Stable, Tabor, Magnier and Smith, Verrazano was a perfect four-for-four going into the Kentucky Derby with victories in the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby and Grade 1 […]

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Determined Le Bernardin hangs on in Pegasus

Le Bernardin dug in down the lane to gamely capture the Grade 3 $100,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday before a record Father’s Day crowd of 27,532. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Le Bernardin covered the mile-and-a-sixteenth in 1:44.51 on a fast track to prevail by a neck in the prep race for the […]

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Pants On Fire smokes foes in Pegasus Stakes

PRESS RELEASE: Oceanport, N.J. * George and Lori Hall’s Pants on Fire gained command around the far turn and held off the late charge of Concealed Identity to capture the Grade 3, $200,000 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday. Pants on Fire, a colt by Jump Start, was making his first start since finishing […]

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Concealed Identity to make first start outside MD in G-3 Pegasus at Monmouth

Monmouth Park Barn Notes 6/17: Concealed Identity, who has run against all three winners of this year’s Triple Crown events, will make his first start outside his native Maryland when he goes in Saturday’s $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (G3), a major prep for the $1 million Haskell Invitational (G1) on July 31. The bay gelding by […]

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2010 Travers winner Afleet Express to stand at Gainesway

Press Release Multiple Graded stakes winner AFLEET EXPRESS, tenacious winner of the $1,000,000 Travers S. (G1) in his last racetrack appearance, will stand the 2011 season at the Beck family’s Gainesway Farm, it was announced today. Also winner of the $200,000 Pegasus S. (G3) at Monmouth and third in the $500,000 Jim Dandy […]

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