Category Archives: Reports

The 2008 Lamplighter Stakers at Oceanport Racing Report

Finish Wire: After a good start Hugo led the field through the opening half-mile in 46.66 as Prussian sat off the early leader some three lengths behind in second while Chitoz ran another length back in third.  In the far turn Prussian would take the lead from Hugo, as the leader was now starting to back up, running second.  Chitoz… Read more »

MEADOWLANDS’ JOCKEYS INVITATIONAL YIELDS $25,168 FOR HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS

Ronald   27/11/2013   Comments Off on MEADOWLANDS’ JOCKEYS INVITATIONAL YIELDS $25,168 FOR HURRICANE KATRINA VICTIMS

Riders from Louisiana joined with local jockeys to raise $25,168 for hurricane victims on Thursday night at the Meadowlands. Riders from Louisiana joined with local jockeys to raise $25,168 for hurricane victims on Thursday night at the Meadowlands. The Katrina Invitational Jockey Challenge drew Louisiana natives Kent Desormeaux, Craig Perret, Mark Guidry, Eddie Martin Jr. and Hall of Famer Gary… Read more »

WELCOME HOME UPSETS AT 15-1 IN MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY STAKES

Ronald   27/10/2012   Comments Off on WELCOME HOME UPSETS AT 15-1 IN MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY STAKES

Welcome Home [$32.40, $9.80, $4.20] gained the lead past the opening quarter and drew off to a two and a quarter-length victory in the $60,000 Montclair University Stakes, the eighth race feature for fillies and mares, on Friday night at the Meadowlands. Ridden by Julian Pimentel, the 15-1 shot covered the six-furlong distance in 1:09.1 over a fast main track. … Read more »

JOEY P. WINS WITH JOEY B IN THE SADDLE

Ronald   27/06/2011   Comments Off on JOEY P. WINS WITH JOEY B IN THE SADDLE

Joey P., ridden by Joe Bravo, swooped to the lead in mid-stretch and drew off to a four and a half length victory in the $70,800 Rutgers University Stakes, the eighth race on Saturday, closing night of the Meadowlands 2005 thoroughbred meet. “What can I say – he’s just an awesome horse,” said Bravo.  “What happened at Belmont [seventh in… Read more »

MEADOWLANDS KATRINA INVITATIONAL JOCKEY CHALLENGE STRENGTHENS FAMILY BOND FOR HORSEMEN

Ronald   27/10/2010   Comments Off on MEADOWLANDS KATRINA INVITATIONAL JOCKEY CHALLENGE STRENGTHENS FAMILY BOND FOR HORSEMEN

Together, they represent racing’s elite. But on Thursday night at the Meadowlands, Hall of Fame memberships, trophies and riding titles will be secondary to the mission of Craig Perret and a group of jockeys he calls “real people” just trying to help their fellow horsemen. Louisiana natives Perret, Kent Desormeaux, Mark Guidry, Eddie Martin and Eddie Delahoussaye will join Gary… Read more »

SERVIS’ SHIP HAS COME IN – WINS FIRST TRAINING TITLE AT THE MEADOWLANDS

Ronald   27/08/2010   Comments Off on SERVIS’ SHIP HAS COME IN – WINS FIRST TRAINING TITLE AT THE MEADOWLANDS

When Minor’s Gold crossed the finishing line first, winning the second race at the Meadowlands on Saturday night, it was the icing on the cake for trainer Jason Servis. “It’s like a dream,” Servis said.  “I should play the lottery!” Servis completed the Meadowlands fall thoroughbred meet with 15 wins, seven seconds and four thirds from 38 starts and purse… Read more »

BRAVO NAILS 10TH RIDING TITLE; HONORS TO SERVIS & OCEAN VIEW

Ronald   27/03/2010   Comments Off on BRAVO NAILS 10TH RIDING TITLE; HONORS TO SERVIS & OCEAN VIEW

Big M.com Joe Bravo secured his tenth Meadowlands riding title, and a pair of first-time winners were also end of meet honorees, when thoroughbred racing at the East Rutherford track drew to a close on Saturday night, November 12, 2005. Top training honors went to Jason Servis, and the Ocean View Stables of Toms River, New Jersey claimed the top… Read more »

FIRST CLASS GUY FINISHES FIRST IN NEW JERSEY FUTURITY

Ronald   27/11/2006   Comments Off on FIRST CLASS GUY FINISHES FIRST IN NEW JERSEY FUTURITY

First Class Guy [$3.20, $2.10, $2.10 coasted to a six and a half-length victory in the $61,639 New Jersey Futurity, the eighth race on Friday night at the Meadowlands. Chris DeCarlo was aboard as First Class Guy took the lead on the turn for home and pulled away in the stretch to post his second win in four career starts. … Read more »

RUMOR HAS IT WINS GATE TO WIRE IN THE JOHN HENRY

Ronald   27/04/2005   Comments Off on RUMOR HAS IT WINS GATE TO WIRE IN THE JOHN HENRY

Rumor Has It [$35,80, $17.40, $8.20] was sent off as the longest price in the field of eight but someone forgot to tell the four-year-old gelding as he posted a gate to wire victory in the $60,000 John Henry Stakes, the sixth race on Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Rumor Has It, ridden by Harry Vega and trained by Hamilton… Read more »