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Horses to watch

Horses to watch

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Girvin

BreederBob Austin & John Witte
OwnerBrad Grady
TrainerJoe Sharp
JockeyMike Smith
Career Record6-3-2-0
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jersey

Finish Order

1 st

Post Position

post position 7
Only finish worse than second came in the Kentucky Derby where he was roughed at the start.  Bounced back nicely to just miss in the G3 Ohio Derby.  A multiple Grade 2 winner over the winter in New Orleans.  He'll be hoping for some speed up front to...
 
horse

McCraken

BreederWhitham Thoroughbreds, LLC
OwnerWhitham Thoroughbreds LLC
TrainerIan Wilkes
JockeyBrian Hernandez, Jr.
Career Record7-5-0-1
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jersey

Finish Order

2 nd

Post Position

post position 5
The son of Ghostzapper was back to his winning ways last out in the G3 Matt Winn after his only two blemishes of his career in the Blue Grass and Kentucky Derby.  Another Haskell runner that wouldn't mind a fast pace upfront and he's shown a pretty e...
 
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Practical Joke

BreederWhispering Oaks
OwnerKlaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence
TrainerChad Brown
JockeyJoel Rosario
Career Record8-4-2-1
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jersey

Finish Order

3 rd

Post Position

post position 4
A four-time one-turn winner has never successfully conquered two bends but did run well enough to finish second in the Fountain of Youth and Blue Grass and 5th in the Kentucky Derby.  Hard to bet against anything trainer Chad Brown sends out these da...
 
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Irish War Cry

BreederIsabelle de Tomaso
OwnerIsabelle de Tomaso
TrainerH. Graham Motion
JockeyRajiv Maragh
Career Record7-4-1-0
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jersey

Finish Order

4 th

Post Position

post position 1
Carries the flag of the home team having been bred right here in the Garden State by the daughter of the race's namesake.  The G2 Wood Memorial winner bounced back from a 10th-place Derby finish to run a solid second in the Belmont behind Tapwrit.  C...
 
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Timeline

BreederAlexander Groves Matz, LLC
OwnerWoodford Racing, LLC
TrainerChad Brown
JockeyJavier Castellano
Career Record4-4-0-0
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jersey

Finish Order

5 th

Post Position

post position 3
A perfect four-for-four and the only one of the perspective Haskell runners to have a start over the Monmouth Park dirt.  His connections are top-notch and while this son of Hard Spun has yet to tackle the big boys, he certainly looks to have all the...
 
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Battle of Midway

BreederThor-Bred Stables, LLC
OwnerDon Alberto Stables and WinStar Farm LLC
TrainerJerry Hollendorfer
JockeyFlavien Prat
Career Record6-3-1-2
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jersey

Finish Order

6 th

Post Position

post position 2
Still lightly-raced son of Smart Strike will be making career start number seven in the betfair.com Haskell.  Was on the pace and hung on well to be third in the Kentucky Derby and followed that up with a wire-to-wire score in the G3 Affirmed at Sant...
 
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Hence

BreederCalumet Farm
OwnerCalumet Farm
TrainerSteve Asmussen
JockeyMike Smith
Career Record9-3-1-1
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jersey

Finish Order

7 th

Post Position

post position 6
Beautiful-looking son of Street Boss notched his third-career victory last out in the G3 Iowa Derby after finishing 11th in the Derby and 9th in the Preakness.  He's developed into a deep closer but might have a fast pace to run into.  Hall of Fame t...