Live Oak Plantation’s Slew’s Exchange grabbed command
turning for home before opening up to a nearly two-length score in the $60,000
Klassy Briefcase Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday afternoon.
Elvis Trujillo, Slew’s Exchange stepped the 5 ½ furlongs over “good” turf in
1:03 2/5 and paid $5.80, $3.80 and $2.40.
Diamond d’Oro completed the $21.40 exacta and returned $5.40 to place
and $3 to show. It was another head back
Sounds of the City, who paid $2.20 to show as the 7-5 favorite in the field of
eight fillies and mares.
to get her black type and I’m thrilled she was able to do that today,” said
winning trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. “She
tries so hard every time and today everything worked out right. We’ll find another race like this one. She’s a specialist at sprinting on the turf.”
4-year-old by Exchange Rate from the Seattle Slew mare Cool Slew, Slew’s
Exchange has won 5 of her 12 outings. She has now banked $188,317 for her
continues at Monmouth
Park on Friday, July 19 –
gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.
As always, the racetrack is open seven days a week for simulcasting from
across the country and around the globe.