Get Serious wins Monmouth Park feature
Saturday, June 12, 2010
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- Get Serious took the early lead and held off a late rally by Roman Tiger to win the $250,000 Monmouth Stakes by 114 lengths at Monmouth Park on Saturday.
Trained by John Forbes and ridden by Pablo Fragoso, the 6-year-old gelding covered the covered the 1 1-8 miles on turf in 1:47 to win the Grade 3 race.
Get Serious -- who won for the 11th time in 27 career starts and boosted his earnings to $740,691 -- paid $16, $8.60 and $5.80. Roman Tiger returned $20.20 and $9.60, while Dynamoor was two lengths back in third and paid $5.
In the co-feature, Cool Coal Man took the lead as the field of five headed for home beat Sir Whimsey by two lengths in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes.