Colts Neck Stables

Handle Up at Monmouth

Monmouth Park's 2021 season, which concluded Sunday, showed an increase in overall handle from 2020, with $173,511,161 wagered during the 55-day meet compared to $167,511,608 during last year's 44-day meet. On-track handle was $15,216,978 this year. Last season, which was hampered by attendance restrictions due to the pandemic, had on-track handle of $8,917,436. The simulcast handle was down slightly from $158,594,172 in 2020 to $158,294,183 this year. Jockey Paco Lopez took his eighth riding title at the Oceanport oval, while Wayne Potts was the leading trainer. Colts Neck Stables, with...

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First Foal a Filly for Force the Pass

The first foal by Grade I-winning millionaire Force the Pass (Speightstown--Social Queen, by Dynaformer) arrived Feb. 4 at Murmur Farm in Maryland. The filly is out of Magical Point, a daughter of Point Given out of a stakes winning and producing full-sister to Grade I winner and sire Include (Broad Brush). Magical Point, the dam of three winners, and her filly are both owned by Wasabi Ventures Stables, who also stood Force the Pass at Anchor & Hope Farm in Maryland during the 2020 breeding season. Racing as a homebred...

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Name Changer to Kaz Hill Farm

Graded stakes winner Name Changer (Uncle Mo--Cash's Girl, by Northern Afleet) will enter stud next year at Peter Kazamias's Kaz Hill Farm in Middletown, New York. A homebred runner for Richard Santulli's Colts Neck Stables, the 7-year-old won the 2018 GIII Monmouth Cup S. He was also third in the 2016 GII West Virginia Derby. On the board in 18 of 24 starts, Name Changer won eight times and earned $567,080. He will stand for a fee of $2,500 live foal, stands and nurses, as property of Kaz Hill Farm....

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First Mare Bred to GISW Force the Pass In Foal

The first mare bred to Wasabi Ventures Stallions' Grade I scorer Force the Pass (Speightstown--Social Queen, by Dynaformer) was confirmed in foal Mar. 12 at St. Omer's Farm in Forest Hill, Maryland. The mare, Wasabi Ventures Stables'-owned Magical Point (Point Given), is out of a full-sister to Grade I-winning sire Include and is the dam of three winners. Campaigned by his breeder, Richard Santulli's Colts Neck Stables, Force the Pass won the 2015 GI Belmont Derby as a 3-year-old. Also victorious in the GIII Penn Mile that season, he added...

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English Channel Colt 'Storms' to Debut Victory at Meydan

2nd-Meydan, AED165,000, Mdn., 1-18, NH & SH 3yo, 1600m, 1:39.09, ft. EMBLEM STORM (c, 3, English Channel--American Girl {Ire}, by High Chaparral {Ire}), one of five in the race for trainer Satish Seemar, made his racing debut a winning one, drawing off in late stretch for the victory at Meydan on Saturday. Racing a touch keenly in midpack once the gates flew, pilot Antonio Fresu steered his mount to the rail for the backstretch run. He dropped back through the pack on the turn, but, asked for his bid at...

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