Peter D. Kelly’s Hobbs ran down Fan Base in the stretch to
post a length and a quarter victory in the $46,000 allowance/optional claiming
feature at Monmouth Park on Friday.
Kathy Mongeon, Hobbs
stepped the mile and a sixteenth over firm turf in 1:40 3/5 and paid $4.20, $3,
$2.40 as the 6-5 choice in the field of seven colts and geldings. Fan Base completed the $23.60 exacta and paid
$4.20 and $2.80. It was another length
and a quarter back to Midnite Silver, who paid $2.40 to show.
“He put me
in the perfect spot,” said winning jockey Kendrick Carmouche. “Joe (jockey Bravo aboard Fan Base) swept
past me around the 3/8ths pole, but that was alright since I had so much
horse. After that I made my move and he
4-year-old gelding by Put It Back from the Dehere mare Minister Abbey, Hobbs has now won six of
16 lifetime starts.
continues at Monmouth
Park on Saturday, June 29
– gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.