OffTrackBetting.com - Monmouth Park in the Jersey Shore will be the scene of the G3 Pegasus Stakes on Sunday, June 18. Horses three years old will take to Monmouth Park's dirt track and race 1 1/16 miles for the winner's share of the $100,000.
A short but quality field of five will give it a go in the Pegasus Stakes - race 10 on Monmouth Park's Sunday schedule. Post time is 5:20 PM. Here is a brief look into the past performances of all five entries for this intriguing G3 stakes.
2017 Pegasus Stakes Entries at Monmouth Park
Impressive Chad Brown trained colt has three career starts and three nice wins. Last time out was in his graded stakes debut - the G3 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park May 13 after good wins in an Allowance Optional Claiming April 6 and a maiden score at Gulfstream March 4. Timeline hasn't been touched so far and hopes to keep an impressive roll going from gate 2 Saturday. Javier Castellano rides the overwhelming race favorite.
Talk Logistics 4-1
Has seven career starts for trainer Edward Plesa with a win, two seconds and a third-place finish. He enters off a second in an Allowance Optional Claiming on this track May 13 after a sixth in the G1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream April 1 and consecutive fourths - beaten by a combined 26 1/2 lengths in those races - in the G2 Fountain of Youth Stakes March 4 and in the G2 Holy Bull Stakes February 4 - both at Gulfstream. Before that was a third in the minor Mucho Macho Man Stakes January 7, a second in the minor Buffalo Man Stakes December 10 and a maiden score at first asking - at Parx in July. Talk Logistics hasn't been afraid of top company, has been just OK so far in his career and will be after his first stakes score Sunday. Paco Lopez will be in the irons of the morning line second choice from the outside post 5.
Honor the Fleet 9-2
Louis Albertrani trained colt has two wins and a second-place finish in his four career starts. He makes his graded stakes debut Sunday off a fourth in the minor LARC Sir Barton Stakes at Pimlico May 20 which followed a good Allowance Optional Claiming score at Laurel Park April 14, a maiden score at Laurel Park Match 10 and a second in his debut on that track February 11. Honor the Fleet has been fairly competitive so far but will need a special effort on Sunday to break through. Joe Bravo has been tabbed to ride the third betting choice from gate 4.
Glory Stars 20-1
Has six career starts for trainer Michael Moore with two wins and two second place finishes. He makes his graded stakes debut Sunday off a fourth in an Allowance on this track May 29, an Allowance score at Parx April 29, a second in an Allowance Optional Claiming April 11 at Parx and a seventh in his only stakes action to date - the minor Florida Sire Dr. Fager Stakes at Gulfstream in August. Glory Stars has been just OK in his career and shoots for a career-best effort from post 3. Mychel Sanchez will be in the irons from post 3.
Greek Prince 30-1
Georgia D. Andreadakis trained gelding has two wins and a third-place finish in seven career starts. He makes his graded stakes debut in less-than-spectacular form - a seventh last time out in the minor LARC Sir Barton Stakes May 20 at Pimlico followed a fifth in the minor Private Terms Stakes at Laurel Park March 18. He did win his previous to starts - an Allowance Optional Claiming at Laurel Park March 14 and a Maiden Claiming on that track February 4. Greek Prince hasn't been all that impressive so far but hopes for a career-defining win from the rail. Nik Juarez will be in the saddle.
2017 Pegasus Stakes Odds & Entries
Race 10 on Monmouth Park's Sunday card with a Post Time of 5:20 PM.
||Honor the Fleet
||Edward Plesa, Jr.