cliff hanger stakes

Can’thelpbelieving Gets First Graded Win In Cliff Hanger

Albert Frassetto’s Can’thelpbelieving made a bold late surge to take Sunday’s Grade 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes by 2 3/4 lengths. Under Trevor McCarthy, the 5-year-old son of Duke of Marmalade covered nine furlongs in 1:46.77 over Monmouth Park’s firm turf for trainer Graham Motion. “He broke well and I just sat on him to let […]

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Weekend Lineup: Songbird In The East, Pacific Classic In The West

Another fantastic weekend of racing is upon us this weekend, with the appearance of Songbird on the entry sheets at Saratoga as well as a Pacific Classic showdown for the ages at Del Mar. Kicking things off on Friday is the re-drawn G2 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga, for juvenile fillies going 6 1/2 furlongs on […]

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Middleburg Surges To Cliff Hanger Victory

It was a banner afternoon for Mr. & Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone as their runners ran one-two in the Grade 3, $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday with even-money favorite Middleburg besting Special Envoy by a neck at the wire. Trained by Christophe Clement, Middleburg sat behind the early speed of Inchcape […]

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Winning Cause Holds Off Big Blue Kitten to Win Cliff Hanger

Sitting third off a moderate pace throughout, Winning Cause pounced midstretch and held off a late charge from favored Big Blue Kitten to win the Grade 3, $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday. Plainview broke well and took the lead, with Winning Cause not too far behind and Big Blue Kitten sitting […]

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Big Blue Kitten, Winning Cause Highlight Monmouth’s Cliff Hanger

Sunday’s Grade 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes has drawn a very competitive group of seven, including multiple Grade 1 winner Big Blue Kitten, who will face off against the Todd Pletcher trained Winning Cause, who returns to Monmouth after a try at Saratoga last out. “He always runs well,” said Anthony Sciametta, Pletcher’s Monmouth assistant. “He’s […]

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Summer Front Bides His Time in Cliff Hanger

Waterford Stable’s Summer Front came with a flying finish to capture the $100,000 Grade 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park as Summer Applause proved best in the $75,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes on the Sunday card. Trained by Christophe Clement, Summer Front sat at the back of the pack early before unleashing a furious stretch […]

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Yummy With Butter glides to Cliff Hanger victory

Yummy With Butter drew clear in the stretch to prevail by four lengths over Cherokee Lord in the Grade 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park. Sleepless Knight finished third. Yummy With Butter is trained by Yvon Belsoeur and was ridden by Paco Lopez. He covered the one mile on the turf in 1:32.3 and […]

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