|1||Funtastic||Antonio Gallardo||Chad Brown||15/1|
|2||One Go All Go||Chris Landeros||Charles Dickey||8/1|
|3||Profiteer||Trevor McCarthy||Claude McGaughey III||8/1|
|4||Kurilov||Irad Ortiz||Chad Brown||9/2|
|5||Money Multiplier||Joe Bravo||Chad Brown||5/2|
|6||Oscar Nominated||Eric Cancel||Mike Maker||4/1|
|7||Silverwave||Rajiv Maragh||Chad Brown||6/1|
|8||Bigger Picture||Kendrick Carmouche||Mike Maker||6/1|
|9||Vettori Kin||Paco Lopez||Ken McPeek||10/1|
The Grade I, $300,000 United Nations Stakes brings together a field of nine talented turf horses to Monmouth Park. Last year winner Bigger Picture returns to defend his victory in the 2017 United Nations Stakes.
Chad Brown has four entries: Money Multiplier, Kurilov, Silverwave and Funtastic. Mike Maker has a pair entered : Bigger Picture and Oscar Nominated.
Money Multiplier has the top stakes credentials as he has earned $1.2 million in his career and recently won the Grade II Monmouth Stakes over the course.
Silverwave was a Group I stakes winner in France. He is winless in his two U.S. starts to date.
Kurilov proved he belongs to be part of the top level on grass as he nearly won the Gulfstream Park Turf Stakes, finishing a neck behind multiple graded stakes winner Heart to Heart and beating Hi Happy for second, who came back to win the Man o’ War Stakes in May.
Bigger Picture won the United Nations last year and the Grade 3 John B. Connally Stakes in January but has finished seventh in his last two starts since.
Oscar Nominated finished seventh in last year’s United Nations race. He was second in the Grade II Elkhorn Stakes.
Profiteer finished second to Kurilov last month in a classified allowance field and may be this good.
Vettori Kin won the Grade III Louisville Handicap last month to earn his first U.S. win in his fifth race since coming to the states.
One Go All Go won the Dixiana Elkorn Stakes, Grade II, on April 21st at Keeneland. He followed that race with a third place finish in the Man O’War Stakes at Belmont park on May 12th. His 2018 record in seven starts is 1 win, 3 seconds and 1 third.
Our Top Three Picks are:
- Money Multiplier
- One Go All Go
- Bigger Picture