Trainer Tony Dutrow will
send out Classy Zip in Sunday’s $60,000 Fort Monmouth Stakes for fillies and
mares three and up at 5 ½ furlongs on the turf and he thinks she’s poised for a
“She’s a hard charger and she’s run very
well for us all year while racing against some nice fillies,” said Dutrow. “Joe
Bravo is going to ride her and I think she’ll be a handful on
The four-year-old daughter of City Zip has
only finished out of the money once in her last 12 starts and has won five of 12
career starts. She’s been in Dutrow’s barn for only her last three starts but
has performed well in stakes company and has hit the board in that trio of races
on the grass.
Bravo will be partnered with the David Ross
homebred for the first time.