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Eatontown Handicap

Grade III race
Eatontown Handicap
Location Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport, New Jersey, United States
Inaugurated 1971
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Monmouth Park Racetrack
Race information
Distance 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Fillies & Mares, three-years-old & up
Weight Assigned
Purse $150,000

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 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) and offers a purse of $150,000 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

Speed record:

  • 1:39.48 - Karen's Caper (2007)

Past winners

  • 2009 - All is Vanity (Joe Bravo)
  • 2003 - Stylish (H. Castillo Jr.)
  • 2001 - Cousin Gigi (Rick Wilson)
  • 1996 - Gail’s Brush (Gary Boulanger)
  • 1994 - Verbal Volley (R. Colton)
  • 1993 - Topsa (L. Rivera)
  • 1992 - Red Journey (N. Santagata)
  • 1991 - Jacuzzi Boogie (N. Santagata)
  • 1990 - Miss Unnameable (L. Samuell)
  • 1989 - Highland Penny (D. Carr)
  • 1988 - Hear Music (M. Castaneda)
  • 1987 - Bailrullah (N. Santagata)
  • 1986 - Bharal (John Velasquez)
  • 1984 - Jubilous (G. McCarron)
  • 1983 - Doodle (J. Miranda)
  • 1982 - Kuja Happa (D.R. Wright)
  • 1981 - Wayward Lassie (D. Montoya)
  • 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 (B. Thornburg)
  • 1973 - Telly (V. Bracciale Jr.)
  • 1973 - Cathy Baby (M. A. Rivera)
  • 1972 - Telly (V. Bracciale Jr.)
  • 1972 - Best Go (V. Bracciale Jr.)
  • 1971 - Flor De Sombra (H. Hinojosa)

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