Thursday, July 31, 2008
CORVO, $18.60, CAPTURES FEATURE AT MONMOUTH
OCEANPORT, N.J. * Nicholas Picariello’s Corvo rallied on the inside in the stretch and drew of to a nearly five-length victory in the $51,000 allowance feature at Monmouth Park on Wednesday.
The winner, trained by Joseph Picariello and ridden by David Cohen, raced the one mile and 70 yards in 1:43 and paid $18.60, $8.20 and $4.40 across the board as second longest shot in the field of six.
Corvo is a 6-year-old New Jersey-bred son of Private Interview, who scored his first Monmouth victory in 23 career tries here. He had seven seconds and six thirds in his previous Monmouth starts.
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