Oceanport, N.J. – Geraldine Kromann’s homebred Hotnslick
took command out of the gate and held off all challengers to capture the
$55,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Thursday
evening by two and a half lengths.
Lloyd Kromann, Hotnslick covered the mile over a fast main track in 1:39 1/5
and paid $6.60, $3.40 and $2.60 in the field of eight New Jersey-bred fillies
and mares. Gracefully Mean completed the
$22.20 exacta and returned $3.60 and $3.
It was another half-length back to First Acquital, who paid $2.80 to
feeling good and got a good position right out of the gate,” said winning
jockey Angel Serpa. “Turning for home I
asked her for run and she had plenty left in the lane.”
a 3-year-old by Crafty Friend from the Tabasco Cat mare Sweet Cali Cat, has now
won three of seven starts this year.
continues at Monmouth
Park on Friday, Aug. 31
– gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:45 p.m.