Thursday, June 28, 2012
18 NOMINATED FOR GRADE 1, $500,000 UNITED NATIONS STAKES
Monmouth Park’s top event for turf runners, the Grade 1, $500,000 United Nations Stakes, has attracted 18 nominations including some local favorites as well as international flair.
The U.N., to be renewed for the 59th time this year, is a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” race, with the victor getting an automatic berth to the $3 million Breeders’ Cup Turf on Nov. 3 at Santa Anita.
The full list of nominees for the mile and three-eighths turf test is:
Air Support Get Serious
Al Khali Hudson Steele
Barocci (JPN) Imagining
Boisterous Midnite Silver
Bourbon Bay Quaintly
Brilliant Speed Queen’splatekitten
Center Divider Slim Shadey (GB)
Eldaafer Slow Pace
Freud’s Honour Turbo Compressor
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