– Daniel J. Lopez’s Geeky Gorgeous, the lone New Jersey-bred in the field, took
command in mid-stretch before drawing off from her competition to capture the $34,000
allowance/optional feature at Monmouth Park on Sunday afternoon by 2 ¾ lengths.
Armando Ayuso, Geeky Gorgeous covered the six furlongs over a fast main track
in 1:11 1/5 and paid $9.80, $5.20 and $3.60.
Celtic Chant completed the $94 exacta and returned $7.80 and $7. It was another 3 ¾ lengths back to Natalie
Victoria, who rallied to pay $6.20 to show.
nice filly,” said Lopez, who also trains the winner. “In her last two races she’s hit another gear
where she doesn’t have to come out of the gate and be six to eight lengths off
the pace. She’s got a big heart and the
will to win.”
3-year-old daughter of Devil His due from the Pure Prize mare Stanford Reunion,
Geeky Gorgeous has won four of her six starts at Monmouth Park
continues on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the final weekend of racing at the Oceanport
racetrack. Gates open at 11:30 a.m.,
with first post set for 12:45 p.m.
Following next Sunday’s live card, Thoroughbred racing shifts to the
Meadowlands for racing on Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 3. First post at the Big M will be 2:15 p.m.
As always, Monmouth Park is open seven days a week for
simulcasting from across the country and around the globe. In addition, Bluegrass Miniature Golf, which
opened at Monmouth
Park on Saturday, will be
open seven days a week through Thanksgiving.