Smarty Jones Day

Monday September 1, 2014: Parx Racing

Allaboutcaroline is one of twelve fillies and mares entered in the five-furlong Turf Amazon Handicap, the first of four stakes races at Parx on Labor Day.
Frankie Pennington will ride Miss d'Oro for trainer Jason Servis.
Gabriel Saez has the mount on Aquinnah.

Angel Castillo gets a leg up on Wellingtons Appeal.
Paco Lopez and Jewel of a Cat head to the post parade, followed by Joe Bravo aboard Coarsegold.
The mares and fillies encounter a flock of seagulls as they enter the stretch.

Quality Lass (#4), maintains her lead throughout the race. #5, left, is Heaven Knows What; #2, right, is Miss d'Oro.
Quality Lass, ridden by John Bisono, survives a late challenge from Joya Royal (#9, Kendrick Carmouche up) to win the Turf Amazon by a head.
Call Me George will join nine other horses three and older for the grade 3 Greenwood Cup Stakes.
Argentine-bred Ever Rider has his tattoo checked by Parx horse identifier Tom Weinhardt.
Irsaal (#6) and Adirondack King (#8) walk in the paddock before the race.
Micromanage is the favorite in the mile and a half Greenwood Cup.
Ever Rider, Jose Flores up, joins the post parade.
Abraham, Junior Alvarado up, sets the pace for the first half mile of the Greenwood Cup Stakes.
Ridden by Miguel Mena, Cary Street passes Ever Rider to win the Greenwood Cup by a length.

Cary Street, a five-year-old gelding, is a son of Smarty Jones.
Almost Famous, one of nine contenders in the grade 3 Smarty Jones Stakes, heads to the paddock.
Just Call Kenny awaits his rider, Paco Lopez (left).
Saa Mi (above) and Joint Custody (right) will also take part in the one mile, seventy yard race for three-year-olds.
The race begins: from left, Joint Custody, Grasshoppin, Albano and Ain't Got Time.

Protonico (#8), Joe Bravo up, wins by half a length; Classic Giacanroll, with Kendrick Carmouche, is second.
Prontonico, a son of Giant's Causeway, is trained by Todd Pletcher.
Pat Chapman, owner of Smarty Jones, congratulates Joe Bravo on winning the race named in her horse's honor.
A P Elvis, one of eleven horses to contest the grade 3 Turf Monster Handicap, walks in the paddock.

Ben's Cat is back for his fourth Turf Monster; he won the race in 2011 and 2012 and was 3rd in 2013.
Jose Valdivia Jr. has the mount on Risk Factor.
Brazilian-bred Berlino Di Tiger will be ridden by Juan Saez.
Petey Cramer (#11), Alex Cintron up, and Tightend Touchdown, with Kendrick Carmouche, join the post parade.

As the field charges down the stretch, Sharp Sensation, ridden by David Moran, passes Bold Thunder (in purple and white) to take the lead.
From left, directly behind Sharp Sensation, are Ben's Cat, Tightend Touchdown and Bold Thunder (#10).

Favorite Ben's Cat (left), ridden by Julian Pimentel, can't quite overtake Sharp Sensation, who wins the Turf Monster Handicap by a neck.
This was the first graded stakes win for Sharp Sensation, who is trained by Reade Baker.
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