Stitch popped out of the gate first and never looked back, winning the $50,000
Who Did It and Run Stakes at the Meadowlands by 4 ¾ lengths, stepping the five
furlongs over “good” turf in :58 1/5.
The stakes event capped a four-race, all-turf card of Thoroughbreds at
the Big M.
Stitch, trained by Joe Jennings and ridden by Chuck C. Lopez, returned $13.20,
$5.80 and $4 across the board. Salad
Girl rallied to complete the $98.60 exacta and paid $5 to place and $3.80 to
show. It was another length and a half
back to Ima Jersey Girl, who closed to pay $7.40 to show.
mare by Gerosa from the Evening Kris mare Stitch N Hitch, Little Stitch
improved her lifetime record to 7-4-1 from 23 starts, good for earnings of
Thoroughbred racing continues on Saturday afternoon at the Meadowlands - first
post 3:30 p.m. The Monmouth Park
Thoroughbred season kicks off on Saturday, May 12 – gates open 11:30 a.m.,
first post 12:50 p.m.