Brad Cox Racing Ready for Big Weekend
Ten entered at the Fair Grounds including High North, Mr. Misunderstood & Monomoy Girl.
On Saturday, at the Fair Grounds, the barn runs Monomoy Girl in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes. This will be Monomoy Girl's first start of 2018. She is owned by the partnership of Dubb, Monomoy Stables, LLC, The Elkstone Group & Bethlehem Stables, LLC. In 4 starts in 2017, Monomoy Girl was victorious in 3 of those starts. Her only defeat was in the Golden Rod at Churchill Downs where she was second to Heavenly Love. Florent Geroux gets the ride on Monomoy Girl.
Flurry Racing's brilliant Mr. Misunderstood heads a full field of 12 runners in the Fair Grounds Handicap on the turf. The gelding son of Archarcharch, is undefeated on the turf and has already won at the current meet with his most recent start a win in the Woodchopper Stakes. Florent Geroux will also be aboard Mr. Misunderstood.
Also in the Fair Grounds Handicap is GenStar Stables High Noon Rider. The 6-year-old horse, was a claimed by the stable at the Saratoga Meet in 2017. Since the claim, High Noon Rider has won 2 races for GenStar including a win in his last start at the Fair Grounds. Shaun Bridgemohan gets the call on High Noon Rider.
In the Colonel Power Overnight stake, Will Call will start wearing the colors of Richard Klein and his family with Shaun Bridgemohan aboard. Also Inveniam Viam who runs for Allied Racing will break out of the 5 hole in the Albert M. Stall Memorial Stakes. Bridgemohan will also be aboard.
Finally in the Risen Star, Brad will saddle Shortleaf Stables High North. This will be the first start of 2018 for High North who has been working steadily at the New Orleans track. High North broke his maiden in a strong field at Keeneland at the fall meet. The son of Midnight Lute will be ridden by Corey Lanerie in the Risen Star Stakes.
On Monday, Brad will make the journey to Oaklawn Park where he will saddle Zayat Stables Ezmosh in the Southwest Stakes, another of the road to the Triple Crown Races. The son of Tizway makes his second start at the track after a narrow defeat in an allowance race under Jon Court.
In the Razorback Handicap on that same day, Brad will saddle Steve Landers Racing, LLC's Leofric. The lightly raced son of Candy Ride (ARG) is 1 for 1 in 2018, having won an allowance race at the current meet.
Team Cox, which has divisions in New York, Kentucky, Louisiana & Arkansas is currently 7th in the country with 31 victories and over 1.3 million dollars in purse money in 2018.
Page Updated Last on: Feb 13, 2018