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Geaux Rocket Ride wins the 2023 Haskell Stakes

Geaux Rocket Ride zooms away in Haskell

By Jarrod Horak Richard Mandella means business when he ships a horse to Monmouth Park for their marquee race. He previously won the Haskell in 2000 with Dixie Union. This year, his lightly raced California invader Geaux Rocket Ride stalked the pace and spurted away from Kentucky Derby hero Mage and Bob Baffert’s highly regarded […]

Mage wins 2023 Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby winner Mage returns in Haskell

By Jarrod Horak Eight sophomore males take center stage in the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday, July 22. Bob Baffert has won the Haskell a record 9 times and he is represented this year by undefeated colt Arabian Knight, the 5-2 morning line favorite.   Click here for Haskell […]