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Thirty Horses Nominated To Grade 1 United Nations On July 23, Including Seven From Trainer Chad Brown
July 07, 2022
Thirty horses were nominated to the Grade 1, $600,000 United Nations on Saturday, July 23, at Monmouth Park, including seven from trainer Chad Brown, racing secretary John F. Heims announced today.
Among the Brown-nominated group is Tribhuvan, who won the United Nations a year ago. The 6-year-old gelding is coming off a front-running victory in the Grade 1 Manhattan Stakes at Belmont Park on June 11.
The 69th running of the United Nations highlights the TVG.com Haskell Stakes undercard. The mile and three-eighths grass race is one of five stakes races on the Haskell undercard, a schedule that includes the Grade 3 Monmouth Cup, the Grade 3 Molly Pitcher, the Grade 3 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes and the Wolf Hill Stakes.
In addition to Tribhuvan, Brown nominated Manhattan runner-up Adhamo, Electability, Highest Honors, Rockemperor, Sacred Life and Virginia Joy.
Trainer Christophe Clement nominated multiple Grade 1 winner Gufo, third in the Manhattan Stakes, and Soldier Rising.
Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott also nominated a pair in multiple Grade 1 winner Channel Maker and Grade 1 winner War Like Goddess.
The list of horses nominated to the United Nations:
It Can Be Done
War Like Goddess