|C C's Pal, ridden by Jesus Castanon, sets the pace in the Lady's Secret Stakes, a mile and one sixteenth on the dirt for fillies and mares.|
|Quiet Giant and Julien Leparoux win the Lady's Secret. C C's Pal kept the lead until the final turn, but finished last.|
|Violon Sacre, Ryan Curatolo up, warms up for the Oceanport Stakes.|
|Yummy With Butter, Paco Lopez up, passes Sayif (left, with Channing Hill) approaching the finish to win the Grade III Oceanport Stakes, one and one sixteenth miles on the turf.|
|Irrefutable, Martin Garcia up, takes part in the post parade for the six-furlong Teddy Drone Stakes.|
|Paco Lopez rides Force Freeze to victory in the Teddy Drone.|
|C.S. Silk, the 7/2 morning line favorite, joins the post parade for the Grade III Matchmaker Stakes.|
|Also competing in the one and one-eighth mile turf race for fillies and mares three and older is Ravi's Song, Corey Lanerie up.|
|Romacaca, ridden by E.T. Baird, wins the Matchmaker Stakes. Ravi's Song was second. Both mares, as well as third-place finisher Perfect Shirl, earned a stallion season from Taylor Made Stallion in addition to a piece of the purse money.|
|C.S. Silk is led off the track after being eased up late in the race. In June the Dale Romans trainee won the Grade I Just A Game Stakes at Belmont.|
Eight three-year-olds, including Astrology (yellow silks), prepare to compete in the Grade I Haskell Invitational. This was a "win and you're in" race, the victor to be guaranteed a place in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
|Concealed Identity, a son of Smarty Jones who is blind in his right eye, comes into the race after a 2nd-place finish in the Grade III Pegasus, also at Monmouth.|
|Preakness victor Shackleford, favored to win the Haskell, is again ridden by Jesus Castanon.|
The race begins: from left, Astrology, J J's Lucky Train, Ruler On Ice, Concealed Identiy, Shackleford, Pants On Fire, Coil and Joe Vann.
|Joe Vann goes quickly to the lead, followed closely by Shackleford.|
|J J's Lucky Train, Paco Lopez up, races toward the first turn.|
|Coil (left), who stayed at the back of the field for most of the race, battles Shackleford for the lead in mid-stretch.|
Coil, ridden by Martin Garcia, gets past Shackleford just before the finish line.
|Jesus Castanon urges Shackleford on but Coil prevails by a neck.|
|Coil, trained by Bob Baffert, gives the California-based trainer his fifth Haskell victory.|
|Martin Garcia wins his second consecutive Haskell. Last year his mount was Lookin at Lucky, also trained by Bob Baffert.|
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