OCEANPORT, N.J. – WinStar Farm LLC’s Cal
Nation broke slowly, came with a three-wide run and ran down Glickman in the
final strides to post a neck victory in the $44,000 allowance/optional claiming
feature at Monmouth Park on Sunday.
Trained by Todd Pletcher, Cal Nation
covered the six furlongs in 1:10 2/5 and returned $3.60 and $2.20. Glickman
completed the $6.20 exacta and paid $2.40 to place. Deliburnsky checked in
third with Yo Koffy rounding out the quartet in the Sunday
Ridden to victory by Joe Bravo, Cal Nation
earned his third victory in eight outings. The 4-year-old ridgling by Distorted
Humor from the A.P. Indy mare She’s a Winner is a half-brother to 2006 Haskell
Live racing continues at Monmouth Park on Saturday, May 19. Gates will open
at 10:30 a.m., with the first simulcast post from Pimlico set for 10:45 a.m. In
addition to Monmouth’s live card, which gets underway at 12:50 p.m., fans can
watch and wager on the full Pimlico card, highlighted by the Preakness Stakes,
the second leg of the Triple Crown.