Originally written on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 2/8/15
One of Horse Racing’s major summer events, the 2014 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, is beginning to take shape and it could include the enormously talented Untapable, a filly. While owner Ron Winchell and trainer Steve Asmussen think about what they want to due with their fleet Tapit filly, either run her vs. the boys July 27 in the Grade 1 Haskell or in the Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga exactly one week later, Monmouth Park stakes coordinator Dan Dufford said he had “six or seven probables” for the nine furlong Grade: 1 including:   **Bayern, who would come from California and is trained by Bob Baffert, was last seen winning the Woody Stephens Stakes by 7 1/2 lengths on June 7 after speeding thru seven furlongs in 1:20.3 and earning a 107 Beyer Speed Figure in the process. He has had two works since that race, including five furlongs in 59.4 on the 4th of July.   ** Albano, who was second in both the Lecomte Stakes and the Risen Star Stakes then finished fifth (but moved up to fourth via disqualification) in the $1 million Louisiana Derby this past spring, was last seen cruising to an easy win (by 6 ½ lengths) June 15 in the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth while getting 8 ½ furlongs in 1:44 flat. After working five furlongs last Monday at Delaware Park, trainer Larry Jones said: “We’re planning on the Haskell; we know he likes the track.”   ** Wildcat Red, who won the 2014 Fountain of Youth Stakes and was second Florida Derby, also appears ready based off his last performance. The Floridian colt by D’Wildcat annihilated the field in his last race (June 28 in the $90,000 Quality Road Stakes at Gulfstream Park) while winning by 10 ¼ lengths getting 8 ½ furlongs in 1:42.3   ** Social Inclusion, who is overflowing with talent but has been mishandled in 2014, also appears to be ready to run. The gorgeous son of Pioneerof the Nile worked a :47.2 half, and galloped out five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 this past Thursday at Gulfstream Park “The Haskell isn’t going to be an easy race,” owner Ron Sanchez said. “It looks like there’s going to be a lot of speed in there with Wildcat Red running. Hopefully, our horse will finally win a graded race.”   **** Irish You Well and Just Call Kenny, who ran 1-2 respectively in the Long Branch Stakes over this very (Monmouth) track on July 5, are both considered probable at this point (third-place finisher Encryption, who was less than three lengths behind Just Call Kenny, is also a possibility, but his connection remain on the fence for now).  Irish You Well earned a 98 Beyer for his half length win over Just Call Kenny in the 1 1/16-mile Long Branch that was run in 1:42.2 and Just Call Kenny was making his first start since winning the Spectacular Bid Stakes at Gulfstream Park in January.  Thanks for Reading www.knightsoftheroundstable.com The post Horse Racing: The 2014 Haskell Invitational…..A Look Ahead appeared first on isportsweb.
PLAYERS: Rachel Alexandra
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

MLB sees record number of online streams for Opening Day

Pirates extend Josh Harrison

Report: Rockets Donatas Motiejunas out for season

Report: Bucs wary of drafting Winston, could pick Mariota

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty in Boston Marathon bombing

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Survey: McIlroy, Fowler more marketable than Woods

Report: Aqib Talib investigated for aggravated assault

Mizzou transfer Williams hit with baffling Big 12 restrictions

Suns' Morris twins accused of assaulting man who texted mom

Report: Chris Copeland declined promoter before stabbing

Robert Griffin III discusses relationship with Jay Gruden

Rousey responds to Walmart banning sale of her book

Jack Nicklaus calls shot, sinks hole-in-one at Masters Par 3

Philadelphia Eagles: Trade for Johnny Manziel?

Washington Nationals sued for religious discrimination

When the Angels held back Mike Trout

Daily MLB pitcher duels: April 8

The NBA: John Calipari’s last hurdle?

Celebrating the anniversary of Hank Aaron hitting No. 715

Hawks sign 8-year-old boy with leukemia to one-day contract

Duke-Wisconsin draws a whopping 28.3 million viewers

John Calipari has great quote about Kentucky rebuilding

WATCH: Fan runs onto field, greets CF, hops fence

Horse Racing News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Tsarnaev found guilty in Boston Marathon bombing

The NBA: John Calipari’s last hurdle?

Steph Curry is hot dense matter

Managers entering season on hot seat

AL division and award predictions

Masters records that may last forever

NCAA Tourney TV report card

Five takeaways from Duke-Wisconsin

Roy Williams honors Bo Ryan's late dad

Scoreboard has UK's logo, not Duke's

A-Rod gets warm reception in return

#HawksBros Journal: On Atlanta's franchise-record 58th win

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.