OCEANPORT, N.J. – Red Oak Stable’s Ima Jersey Girl took
control up the backstretch and held her four rivals safe at bay to capture the
$46,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Saturday by a
length and a half.
Gregg Sacco and ridden by Chris DeCarlo, Ima Jersey Girl covered the mile and
70 yards over a fast main track in 1:42 4/5 and paid $7.60, $3.60 and
$2.20. Emily Allstar, the post-time favorite,
rallied to complete the $24 exacta and returned $3 and $2.10. It was another 4 ¼ lengths back to Our Year,
who paid $2.40 to show.
win was the fourth in seven starts this year for Ima Jersey Girl, a New
Jersey-bred 3-year-old filly by Lightnin N Thunder form the French Deputy mare
continues at Monmouth
Park on Sunday, Nov. 6 –
gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:15 p.m.