Suzanne and Stuart Grant of Delaware celebrating Monomoy Girl’s second Breeder’s Cup Distaff win. Monomoy Girl, trained by Brad Cox, was owned by Elkstone Group (Stuart Grant – Delaware), Monomoy Stables, Michael Dubb, and Bethlehem Stables.
In what may have been the final race of her career, Monomoy Girl left no doubt concerning the discussion of top female thoroughbred in the United States.
After breaking from the outside No. 10 post position and racing three-wide in both turns, Monomoy Girl rallied down the stretch to win Saturday’s $2 million, Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Keeneland. “She’s a mare of a lifetime, very rare,” Geroux said. “It’s like finding a diamond.”
Monomoy Girl continues to impress her trainer Brad Cox as she prepares for his second start in the race. “She’s good, really good,” Cox said. “She’s as good as she’s ever been honestly.”
Champion Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) returned a winner after 18 months on the sidelines. Hammered down to 1-2 favoritism at the oval where she registered her two greatest triumphs, the chestnut was away in good order from the two-hole and was perched in a close-up fourth off the fence as Fashion Faux Pas (Flatter and Talk Veuve toContinue reading “Monomoy Girl Returns a Winner Beneath the Twin Spires”
Champion daughter of Tapizar will race May 16 on track’s opening day.