OCEANPORT, N.J. – Darley Stable’s Dubai Dancer looked the
part of a 1-2 favorite, drawing off to a 2 ½-length score in the $70,000 Witches
Brew Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.
Kiaran McLaughlin, Dubai Dancer covered the mile and 70 yards over the fast
main track in 1:43 and returned $3, $2.10 and $2.10. C C’s Pal rallied to complete the $8.20
exacta and paid $3 and $2.40. It was
another half-length back to pacesetter Bwana Babe, who paid $3.40 to show.
best today,” said winning rider Eddie Castro.
“She’s a really nice filly. She
did everything I asked and ran well to get the job done.”
Brew victory was the third in four starts for Dubai Dancer, a 3-year-old by
A.P. Indy from the Mr. Prospector mare Dubai Belle. Dubai Dancer is a full sister to Grade 1
winner Little Belle, who captured the 2008 Ashland (G1) and was runner-up in
that year’s Kentucky Oaks.
continues at Monmouth
Park on Saturday, Nov. 6
– gates will open at 11:30 a.m., with first post shifting to 12:20 p.m. On Friday and Saturday of this week, Monmouth Park will simulcast all the Breeders’
Cup action from Churchill Downs, culminating with the $5 million Breeders’ Cup
Classic – the last start for champion Zenyatta.