Distaff, Likely Eclipse Award Winner Monomoy Girl ‘Always Had A Mind Of Her Own’

On horse racing’s biggest global stage, Monomoy Girl became only the third Kentucky Oaks winner to also take the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff in the same year. She further entrenched her status as the country’s best 3-year-old filly in Saturday’s length victory over Wow Cat at Churchill Downs. “That’s what you’re looking for, […]

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Monomoy Girl Takes Third G1 In A Row With Acorn Victory

Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl has now tallied three top-level victories in a row for up-and-coming trainer Brad Cox, including the trainer’s first Grade 1 in the Ashland at Keeneland. On Saturday, the 3-year-old daughter of Tapizar secured a two-length win as the 1-2 favorite in the Grade 1 Acorn Stakes on the Belmont Stakes […]

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Across The Board With Andy Serling: Trainer Brad Cox

Trainer Brad Cox is the latest guest on the Across the Board with Andy Serling podcast, presented by the New York Racing Association, now available for download. Cox talked with Serling on Friday, June 8 at Belmont Park one day in advance of saddling multiple stakes winner Monomoy Girl in the Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn presented by […]

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Oaks Winner Takes On Juvenile Filly Champ In Acorn Stakes

Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl will try to maintain her perfect 3-year-old season in the one mile, Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn presented by Nassau County IDA, as part of a field of seven in Race 4 on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. The multiple Grade 1 winner will make her Belmont debut […]

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Monomoy Girl ‘Hasn’t Missed A Beat’ Ahead Of Acorn

Monomoy Girl gave Louisville native Brad Cox his first Grade 1 victory in taking Keeneland’s Ashland Stakes, then topped that by winning the $1 million Kentucky Oaks before a hometown crowd. Now the goal is to make Monomoy Girl the 3-year-old filly champion, the next step being Belmont Park’s Grade 1, $700,000 Acorn at a mile […]

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Champion Caledonia Road Workmanlike In First Start Of 2018

Following her win in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies, champion Caledonia Road had a chip removed from her ankle. According to, the daughter of Quality Road also came down with a minor illness in March, further delaying her sophomore debut. On Sunday, trainer Ralph Nicks sent Caledonia Road to post as the heavy favorite in […]

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‘Very Minor’ Issue Knocks Dream Tree Off Kentucky Oaks Trail

Undefeated Dream Tree is no longer being aimed at the Kentucky Oaks, trainer Bob Baffert told The 3-year-old Uncle Mo filly breezed on March 7 at Santa Anita Park, but exited the work with an unspecified physical issue. “I just wasn’t happy with the way she came out of the work. I’m just backing off […]

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