Eatontown Handicap

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Eatontown Handicap
Grade III race
Location Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport, New Jersey, United States
Inaugurated 1971
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Monmouth Park Racetrack
Race information
Distance 1 116 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $100,000 (2014)

The Eatontown Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey. Raced in mid June, it is open to fillies & mares, three years of age and older. It is contested on turf over a distance of 1 116 miles (8.5 furlongs) and currently offers a purse of $100,000 plus a trophy.

First run in 1971, the Grade III Eatontown is named for Eatontown, New Jersey, a Borough near the Monmouth Park track.

In 1972, 1973, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1986 and 1987, it was run in two divisions. In 2006, the race was run on dirt.

Records[edit]

Speed record:

Past winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Isabella Sings (Paco Lopez)
  • 2015 - I'm Aleady Sexy (Paco Lopez)
  • 2014 - Medea (IRE) (Orlando Bocachica)
  • 2013 - Laughing (IRE) (Angel Serpa)
  • 2012 - Silver Screamer (Jose Espinoza)
  • 2011 - No race?
  • 2010 - Gypsy's Warning (Jose Valdivia, Jr.)
  • 2009 - All is Vanity (Joe Bravo)
  • 2008 - Social Queen (Jose Lezcano)
  • 2007 - Karen's Caper (Brice Blanc)
  • 2006 - Brunilda (ARG) (Eddie Castro)
  • 2005 - Smart N Classy (Jose Velez, Jr.)
  • 2004 - Ocean Drive (Eibar Coa)
  • 2003 - Stylish (H. Castillo Jr.)
  • 2002 - Clearly A Queen (Eibar Coa)
  • 2001 - Cousin Gigi (Rick Wilson)
  • 2000 - Reciclada (CHI) (Alex Solis)
  • 1999 - Formal Tango (Jerry D. Bailey)
  • 1998 - Gastronomical (Gary Stevens)
  • 1997 - B. A. Valentine (Chris McCarron)
  • 1996 - Gail’s Brush (Gary Boulanger)
  • 1995 - Symphony Lady (Joe Bravo)
  • 1994 - Verbal Volley (R. Colton)
  • 1993 - Topsa (L. Rivera)
  • 1992 - Red Journey (N. Santagata)
  • 1991 - Jacuzzi Boogie (N. Santagata)
  • 1990 - Miss Unnameable (Larry Samuell)
  • 1989 - Highland Penny (D. Carr)
  • 1988 - Hear Music (Marco Castaneda)
  • 1987 - Bailrullah (N. Santagata)
  • 1987 - Cadabra Abra (Herb McCauley)
  • 1986 - Mazatleca (Craig Perret)
  • 1986 - Bharal (John Velasquez)
  • 1985 - Agacerie (Angel Cordero, Jr.)
  • 1984 - Jubilous (Gregg McCarron)
  • 1983 - Doodle (J. Miranda)
  • 1982 - Kuja Happa (D. R. Wright)
  • 1981 - Wayward Lassie (Daryl Montoya)
  • 1981 - Endicotts (Don Brumfield)
  • 1980 - Riddle's Reply (E. Cardone)
  • 1980 - Nasty Jay (R. E. McKnight)
  • 1979 - The Very One (C. Cooke)
  • 1978 - Huggie Duggie (B. Gonzalez)
  • 1977 - Jolly Song (J. Nied Jr.)
  • 1976 - Collegiate (J. W. Edwards)
  • 1976 - Stage Luck (J. W. Edwards)
  • 1975 - Hinterland (C. Perret)
  • 1974 - Bird Boots (Buck Thornburg)
  • 1973 - Telly (Vince Bracciale, Jr.)
  • 1973 - Cathy Baby (Miguel A. Rivera)
  • 1972 - Telly (Vince Bracciale, Jr.)
  • 1972 - Best Go (Vimce Bracciale, Jr.)
  • 1971 - Flor De Sombra (Herberto Hinojosa)

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