Overview of Eatontown Stakes at Monmouth Park

Eatontown Stakes is a Grade III for three -year-old and up fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on turf. Purse $100,000. Grand Jete won the 2017 Eatontown Stakes.

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Elysea’s World Joe Bravo Chad Brown 5/2
2 Special Event Trevor McCarthy Claude McGaughey III 6/1
3 Lift Up Mario Pino Michael Dickinson 4/1
4 Dream Awhile Irad Ortiz, Jr. Chad Brown 3/1
5 Star of Midnight Jorge Gonzalez William Hogan 30/1
6 Feeling Bossy Paco Lopez Jason Servis 4/1
7 Viva Vegas TBA Derek Ryan 15/1
8 Gianna’s Dream Kendrick Carmouche Michael Maker 6/1

The Eatontown Stakes is a fairly even matched group of eight fillies and mares.

Elysea’s World broke her maiden in France before she shipped to the U.S. at the start of her sophomore season. She has never finished worse than sixth in seventeen starts. She finished fourth in her last race time out in the May 19 Galorette Stakes (Grade III on Turf) on May 19th over Pimlico’s turf course.

Dream Awhile finished third in her last start, the Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (Grade II on Turf) at Churchill Downs on May 5th. She finished 2 in the Suwannee River Stakes, Grade III, at Gulfstream Park on February 10th .She won the Tropical Park Oaks at Gulfstream Park in 2017. She has not won a Graded Stakes race. She has started nine times and has 3 first, 1 second and 1 third.

Gianna’s Dream has the highest earning in the field. She has $439,055 in earnings from her 21 starts. She has started 3 times in 2018. She finished third in her most recent race was the Nassau Stakes, Grade II at Woodbine on May 27th.

Lift Up has only started nine times and has recorded 5 wins. In 2018 she has wins in the Miss Liberty Stakes, 1 1/16 miles on turf, at Monmouth Park on June 9th and Allowance Optional Claiming race at Pimlico on May 12th.

Special Event has started seven times and has three race wins. In 2018 she has stated four time and has recorded 2 wins and 1 second. Both of her 2018 victories came in Allowance Optional Claiming races. She ran second in her most recent outing on June 21st at Belmont Park.

Our Top Three Picks are:

  • Dream Awhile
  • Special Event
  • Lift Up

 

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