Horses to watch

Horses to watch

horse

American Pharoah

BreederZayat Stables
OwnerZayat Stables, LLC
TrainerBob Baffert
JockeyVictor Espinoza
Career Record8-7-0-0
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jersey

Finish Order

1 st

Post Position

post position 4
The Zayat Stables color-bearer became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years with his victory in the Belmont Stakes having taken the Preakness and Kentucky Derby prior to that.  Last year's 2-year-old Champion will enter the William Hill Haskell h...
 
horse

Keen Ice

BreederGlencrest Farm
OwnerDonegal Racing
TrainerDale Romans
JockeyKent Desormeaux
Career Record9-1-0-3
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jersey

Finish Order

2 nd

Post Position

post position 6
Finished third in the Belmont Stakes after a troubled 7th-place finish in the Derby.  Only has a maiden score to his resume but he's faced top competition throughout his career.  He's a proven closer, but there does appear to be a decent amount of ea...
 
horse

Upstart

BreederMrs. Gerald A. Nielsen
OwnerRalph M. Evans and WinStar Farm LLC
TrainerRick Violette, Jr.
JockeyJoe Bravo
Career Record8-3-3-1
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jersey

Finish Order

3 rd

Post Position

post position 1
Has been working up a storm since a disappointing 18th place finish in the Kentucky Derby.  Prior to that, had fought every fight and never finished worse than third including a win in the G2 Holy Bull and runner-up finish in the G1 Florida Derby.  ...
 
horse

Competitive Edge

BreederWinStar Farm, LLC
OwnerNancy Favreau, Kathy Psoinos and Michael B. Tabor
TrainerTodd Pletcher
JockeyMike Smith
Career Record5-4-0-0
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jersey

Finish Order

4 th

Post Position

post position 2
Finished last in the G2 Woody Stephens on Belmont Stakes Day at 2-5, but prior to that was extremely impressive winning his first four including the G1 Hopeful as a 2-year-old.  The Haskell will be his first start around two turns, but he's by a Kent...
 
horse

Top Clearance

BreederGary & Mary West Stables Inc.
OwnerGary and Mary West
TrainerWayne Catalano
JockeyAbel Castellano, Jr.
Career Record4-2-2-0
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jersey

Finish Order

5 th

Post Position

post position 7
Only four career starts, but never been worse than second and was ultra-impressive winning an allowance here last out in hand.  Finished behind Mr. Jordan in his debut last September and has plenty of experience over the track.  This will be the firs...
 
horse

Dontbetwithbruno

BreederSun Valley Farm
OwnerRepole Stable
TrainerTodd Pletcher
JockeyTBA
Career Record8-2-2-1
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jersey

Finish Order

6 th

Post Position

post position 8
One of three entrants from the potent barn of trainer Todd Pletcher.  Finished behind stablemate Nonna's Boy last out in the Lamplighter on Monmouth turf.  Returns to the main track for the Haskell where he last finished 4th behind Mr. Jordan in the ...
 
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Mr. Jordan

BreederPhilip Matthews & Karen Matthews
OwnerDavid Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa
TrainerEd Plesa, Jr.
JockeyPaco Lopez
Career Record6-4-2-0
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jersey

Finish Order

7 th

Post Position

post position 5
Speedy gray/roan son of Kantharos has done nothing wrong in his 6-race career - having never finished worse than second.  Was a game winner of the G3 Pegasus last out for his second career score over the Monmouth Park main track.  Has yet to face off...
 
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Nonna's Boy

BreederRepole Stable, Inc.
OwnerRepole Stable, Inc.
TrainerTodd Pletcher
JockeyTBA
Career Record7-3-1-1
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jersey

Finish Order

8 th

Post Position

post position 3
Finished first in the Lamplighter Stakes in a field of six. Five out of seven starts have been stakes races for Nonna's Boy. He will return to the dirt for the William Hill Haskell Invitational. ...