Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Monmouth Park Barn Notes for Tuesday, September 2, 2008
LEZCANO, LEVINE AND BROOME SHOW WAY WITH 4 WEEKS TO GO
With four weeks of racing to go in the 2008 Monmouth Park season, jockey Jose Lezcano, trainer Bruce Levine and owner Eddie Broome show the way in the respective categories for meet-end honors come closing day on Sept. 28.
Lezcano, a 23-year-old native of Panama, has 105 victories, 14 more than his nearest rival Eddie Castro. Joe Bravo, 13-time riding champion at Monmouth, is third with 73 wins. Stewart Elliott is fourth with 59 victories, four more than Elvis Trujillo.
The owner’s race has Eddie Broome on top with 18 wins, three more than Repole Stable. Patricia Generazio is third with 14 victories, four more than George and Lori Hall. La Marca Stable is fifth with nine wins.
LIVE RACING CONTINUES WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY THROUGH SEPT. 28
Four weeks of live racing remain in the 2008 season at Monmouth Park and the Oceanport racetrack will continue its regular schedule of Wednesday through Sunday.
The track will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 3 and continue its live racing schedule through closing day on Sunday, Sept. 28. As always gates will open at 11:30 a.m. with first post set for 12:50 p.m.
The highlight of the September calendar will be the Monmouth Stakes on Saturday, Sept. 13, which is set to feature Kentucky Derby and Haskell winner Big Brown.
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