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News & Barn notes

Still Krz Cruises to Sunday Feature Score

May 15, 2016

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Oceanport, N.J. – David Jacobson’s Still Krz grabbed the lead right from the start before drawing off to a three-length score in the $40,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Sunday afternoon.

Trained by the owner, Still Krz stepped the six furlongs over a fast main track in 1:11 1/5 and paid $4.80, $3.20 and $2.40 as the 7-5 choice in the field of six older horses.Blue Y Gold rallied to complete the $28.80 exacta and paid $5.60 and $3.40.Visionary Ruler, who pressed the leader until the top of the stretch, was another two lengths back in third, good for a $4 show mutuel.

With Paco Lopez in the irons on Sunday, Still Krz scored his fourth lifetime win form 14 outings.The 4-year-old gelded son of Old Forester from the Bold Executive mare Krz Exec was bred in Ontario.

Live racing continues at Monmouth Park on Saturday, May 21.Monmouth Park will beam-in all the simulcast action that day from Pimlico as Nyquist goes for the second leg in the Triple Crown – the Preakness Stakes.Monmouth gates open at 10 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.First simulcast race from Pimlico is set for 10:30 a.m.

As always, Monmouth Park is open seven days a week for simulcasting from across the country and around the globe.