The $60,000 Blue Sparkler Stakes for fillies and mares will
take place at Monmouth
Park this Saturday, where
Geeky Gorgeous will look to continue an impressive streak for trainer Daniel J.
Lopez. Since beginning her career in 2011 Geeky Gorgeous has won five of 11
races, and has never finished worse than third in any of those events. She
looks to improve off of her last race in the Open Mind Handicap (June 2), where
she finished second by ¾ of a length going six furlongs at Monmouth.
go forward after her last race,” said Lopez, who also owns the filly. “She’s a real
hard knockin’ mare and she’ll improve this weekend.”
4-year-old filly by Devil His Due out of Thatholeinmypocket, Geeky Gorgeous has
accumulated $193,940 in lifetime earnings, and since Lopez trains Geeky
Gorgeous exclusively in the summer, that number is identical to her earnings at
Gorgeous, who has won two of her last three, will travel six furlongs over
Monmouth’s main track Saturday and will break from the two hole in a race that
Lopez believes will have a hot pace.
lot of speed in here,” Lopez said, “but she fits right in with this group.
She’ll run her race Saturday. We just hope we finish better than third. Have to
keep the streak going.”
jockey Elvis Trujillo gets the mount on Geeky Gorgeous in Saturday’s Blue