Horse racing on Saturday at the sports book includes the 85th running of the Monmouth Oaks, a Grade 3 race.
The 200,000 horse betting event on Saturday will feature a competitive field of horses headlined by Just Jenda. Trainer Larry Jones will be trying to win this race for the second straight year.
Horse racing in the Oaks has the race being runs at a mile and a sixteenth for 3-year old fillies. Just Jenda, who won the Serena’s Song Stakes is one of the likely horse betting favorites. Just Jenda is trained by Larry Jones who won the Oaks last year in horse racing with Maren’s Meadow. "She turned out to be a real nice filly when we stretched her out," said Jones, "We’ll be back with her for the Monmouth Oaks. We won it last year with Maren’s Meadow and we want to defend our title." Just Jenda will definitely be a popular choice in this race on Saturday.
Other possible horse racing contenders are Renda, who won the Junior Champion Stakes last year and Missunitednations. It is also possible that Bandora, Love That Dance, Olde Glamour and Sea Wind could be entered in this horse racing event on Saturday.
The Monmouth Oaks has a rich history as fillies that won this horse racing event are in racing’s Hall of Fame. Dark Mirage who won in 1968, Gallant Bloom who won in 1969 and Desert Vixen who won in 1973 are horse racing Hall of Fame horses. The Monmouth Oaks was first run back in 1779 and the first American horse racing event took place in 1871. The horse racing record for the Monmouth Oaks is 1:41.80 set by Blushing K.D. in 1997.
Last year’s Monmouth Oaks winner in horse racing at the sportsbook was Maren’s Meadow with jockey Terry Thompson. Two years ago it was Talkin About Love winning this horse betting race with jockey Stewart Elliot in the irons. Three years ago it was Mo Cuishle winning in horse racing with Jose Santos riding for trainer Todd Pletcher.
Saturday’s are always exciting in horse racing with a number of great races on the card at the sportsbook. The Monmouth Oaks should be competitive with great horse betting odds available at the sports book. The race at Monmouth should get some attention from sportsbook gamblers since the race has an attractive field.