Violet Stakes

Bravo Starts Stakes Triple With Elysea’s World In Violet

Joe Bravo doesn’t ride at Monmouth Park nearly as often as he used to but when he does he generally serves up a reminder of how he became a 13-time riding champion at the track. Bravo won three of the four stakes races on Saturday’s card, including the Grade 3 Violet Stakes with Elysea’s World […]

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Tricky Escape Makes The Grade In Violet Stakes

Tricky Escape broke slow and was shuffled back going around the first turn before saving all the ground and splitting horses late in the stretch to take the Grade 3, $100,000 Violet Stakes by a length and a quarter Saturday at Monmouth Park. Trained by Lynn Ashby, Tricky Escape stopped the timer at 1:49.91 for the mile and an […]

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Tammy The Torpedo Takes Flight In Violet Stakes

Long Lake Stable and Beacon Hill Thoroughbreds’ Tammy The Torpedo was a bit of a surprise at 5-1 in Saturday’s Grade 3 Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park, but got up to the half-length victory over heavy favorite Isabella Sings in the stretch. The 4-year-old daughter of More Than Ready, ridden to perfection by Antonio Gallardo, […]

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Weekend Lineup: Super Derby, Kentucky Turf Cup Highlight Saturday Cards

The racing lineup this Saturday is highlighted by a pair of Grade 3 races with relatively large purses: The Super Derby at Louisiana Downs with a $400,000 purse, and the Kentucky Turf Cup at Kentucky Downs with its $600,000 pot. Kicking off the action on Saturday is the G3 Violet Stakes (5:04PM EST) at Monmouth […]

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Photo Call Captures Violet Stakes

Mrs. P. K. Cooper’s Photo Call moved to the lead around the far turn and held off a late charge by Cushion to post a nearly one length score in the $100,000, Grade 3 Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday afternoon. Trained by H. Graham Motion, Photo Call stepped the mile and an eighth […]

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Rusty Slipper Kicks Clear in Monmouth’s Violet Stakes

Zanim R. Meahjohn’s Rusty Slipper grabbed the lead near the 1/16th pole and held off the late charge of Overheard to capture the $100,000, Grade 3 Violet Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday by just over a length. Trained by H. Graham Motion, Rusty Slipper went the mile and an eighth over “good” turf in […]

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Clement-trained Ruthenia upsets Violet Stakes at Monmouth

Ruthenia unleashed a powerful stretch rally to capture the Grade 3 $100,000 Violet Stakes as Maple Forest won the $60,000 Little Silver in gate-to-wire fashion at Monmouth Park on Monday. Trained by Christophe Clement, Ruthenia came from well off the pace before prevailing by a length, stopping the timer in 1:40.68 for the mile and […]

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