Friday, August 10 2012
Monmouth Park Barn Notes for Thursday, August 9, 2012
JEMIMA’S PEARL HOPES TO SHINE IN THE MONMOUTH OAKS
She’ll be making her first start since the Grade 1 $1 million Kentucky Oaks as well as her initial effort for a new barn, and trainer Bret Calhoun expects that he’s found a gem of a spot for Jemima’s Pearl in Saturday’s Grade 3 $100,000 Monmouth Oaks.
The Kentucky-bred 3-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor was saddled by Bob Baffert in her three 2012 starts, which include a third place finish in the Grade 2 Fantasy Stakes at Oaklawn Park last April. She was one of two fillies owned by Gillian Campbell, R Group Management and Greenwood Lodge Farm who ran in the Kentucky Oaks and Calhoun trained the other, the fourth place finisher Summer Applause.
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