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Mark My Style Shoots Through On Fence For Saturday Feature Score

September 03, 2016


Oceanport, N.J. – Bran Jam Stable’s Mark My Style waited behind the early speed before finding room along the rail and shooting through to post a 3 ¼-length victory in the $40,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Saturday before a crowd of 12,625.

With Victor Lebron doing the piloting, Mark My Style went the flat mile over “good” turf in 1:36.57 and paid $4.80, $3.40 and $3.20 as the favorite in the field of 11 colts and geldings.Hot to Seek Her, who moved into contention around the far turn, settled for second, paying $15.20 and $9.80 and completing the $107.20 exacta.It was just over a length back to Barter, who paid $7.40 to show.

A 4-year-old colt by Noonmark from the Lord At War mare Lady Dora, the John Toscano Jr. trained Mark My Style sports a record of 5-4-5 from 23 starts.

Live racing continues at Monmouth Park on Sunday, Sept. 4 – gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.Sunday marks Day 2 of the BBQ and Craft Beer Festival, which runs through Labor Day.