Coarsegold, a 3-year-old filly
conditioned by Mark Hennig, is slated to run in the Revidere Stakes for fillies
and mares on Sunday. She will stay on the turf as she stretches back out to a
mile and a sixteenth after finishing fourth in a six furlong stakes event at
Belmont (May 19), and second by ¾ of a length going a mile at Belmont in the
race before (March 13).
“She ran really well at a mile,” said Rob Raider, Hennig’s
Monmouth Park assistant. “She was learning how to
rate and then we ran her in the sprint, but she didn’t like having to give 100%
for six furlongs. She likes going long, so we put her back in a race with two
Thirteen-time leading Monmouth jockey Joe Bravo will be
aboard Coarsegold Sunday and Raider says he feels very confident leaving the
pace in his hands.
usually don’t say much when Joe’s on,” Raider said. “He rode her a few times so
he knows her. We can leave it to him since he always gets a run out of her. We
know we have the best aboard whenever he’s on.”
will be breaking from the fourth post as she tries to capture the winner’s
share of the Revidere’s $60,000 purse on Sunday.