High Point Thoroughbred
Partners’ Crazy About Me dueled with Magic Mesa and Do Somethin early before
spurting clear of those rivals and all the rest in the stretch to post a 5 ½ length
win in the $40,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on
Saturday before a crowd of 9,453.
Trained by Jorge Navarro and ridden by Pedro Cotto Jr.,
Crazy About Me returned $2.40, $2.10 and $2.10 as the odds-on choice in the
field of five fillies and mares. Magic Mesa completed the $27.40
exacta and paid $9.40 and $4.20. It was
another length and a half back to Do Somethin, who paid $2.20 to show.
A 3-year-old daughter of Lawyer Ron from the A. P. Indy mare
Ms. Blue Blood, Crazy About Me has won her last five starts dating back to May
31 at Churchill Downs.
Live racing continues at Monmouth Park
on Sunday, Sept. 29 – gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.