Thursday, October 04 2012
Monmouth Park Barn Notes for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012
IRISH POLITICS CAMPAIGNS FOR JERSEY JUVENILE VICTORY
Oceanport, N.J.- Irish Politics showed his heels to the rest of the field of 2-year-old state-breds when he last raced, and on Saturday he’ll be back at Monmouth Park campaigning for a divisional championship bestowed by the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of New Jersey at year’s end.
The Graham Motion-trainee is one of the standouts in the field of 15 entered (12 can start) in the $60,000 Jersey Juvenile restricted to New Jersey-breds, and the winner traditionally garners the majority of votes for the top honors. Usually the Jersey Juvenile is run in separate divisions, with one for fillies and the other for colts and geldings, but this time around both sexes will compete in the same race.
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