Saturday, August 11, 2012
RUSH NOW WINNER OF FRIDAY FEATURE
Oceanport, N.J. –Daniel Ryan and David Cottle’s Rush Now took over at the top of the lane and cruised home to capture the $46,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Thursday afternoon.
Trained by Anthony Dutrow and ridden by Joe Bravo, Rush Now covered the 1 1/6 miles over a sloppy track after the race was taken off the turf in 1:44 3/5 and paid $2.80 as the 2-5 favorite in the field reduced to three. It was another 4 ½ lengths back to Hermosillo, who completed the $11.20 exacta. Keep Me Informed was another neck behind. There was no place or show wagering.
A 4-year-old gelding by Tiznow from the Wild Rush mare Dirty Rush, Rush Now won for the second straight time and the win was his sixth in 17 starts. He has now bankrolled $403,015 for his connections.
Live racing continues at Monmouth Park on Saturday, Aug. 11 – gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:45 p.m.
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