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Monmouth Beach Stakes

The Monmouth Beach Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey.

Raced near the end of May, it is open to fillies and mares, age three and older. It is contested on dirt at a distance of one mile and seventy yards. Weights are assigned at 117 lbs. for three-year-olds and at 124 lbs for older horses, plus specific allowances. It currently offers a purse of $70,000.

The Monmouth Beach Stakes has been raced at various distances, recently at one mile in 2002 and 2007, 11/16 miles in 2003, 2004 and 1⅛ miles in 2005.

Past winners include the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductee Wilderness Song who won in 1993.

Winners of the Monmouth Beach Stakes since 2000







2008 For Kisses 5 Carlos Marquez, Jr. Richard W. Small Buckingham Farm 1:41.71
2007 Maizelle 4 Chris DeCarlo Todd Pletcher Aaron & Marie Jones 1:36.31
2006 Emerald Earrings 5 Eddie Castro Bruce Alexander Daniel A. Herrmann 1:43.18
2005 Capeside Lady 4 Chris DeCarlo Todd Pletcher So Madcapt Stable 1:45.08
2004 Pocus Hocus 6 Eibar Coa James A. Jerkens Susan & John Moore 1:44.32
2003 Tonight's Wager 5 Dale Beckner William I. Mott Ervin Rodriquez 1:43.54
2002 Southern Fiction 4 Jose Velez, Jr. Victoria Oliver G. Watts Humphrey, Jr. 1:39.27
2001 Wittenberg 4 Dale Beckner Victoria Oliver G. Watts Humphrey, Jr. 1:41.85
2000 Too Too Divine 5 Marland Suckie John J. Fee Charles C. Lenz, Jr. 1:40.99



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