Uncle Mo's Nomos Leaves No Doubt In Monmouth Turf Debut

Uncle Mo | Coolmore

1st-Monmouth, $55,250, Msw, 8-6, 2yo, 1mT, 1:39.91, fm, 4 lengths.
NOMOS (c, 2, Uncle Mo–Westit {GB} {SP-Fr, SP-USA}, by Tapit) went off favored at 9-5 in this grass debut and got a clean start against the fence from the two slot after the rail horse steadied and was pulled up early in the race. Racing in the middle of a tightly-bunched group into the backstretch through an easy opening quarter in :24.15, he stayed glued to the inside and began to pick up momentum and position as the field swung into the far turn. As racing room opened up three wide past the quarter pole, Nomos had a clear path to victory and opened up inside the final furlong to win decisively by four lengths. A full-brother to stakes placed 3-year-old Soviet Excess, Nomos has another full-brother born this year named Waystar while his dam was bred back to Gun Runner for next year. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $33,000. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by FanDuel TV.
O/B-Wertheimer Et Frere (KY); T-Todd A. Pletcher.

Not a subscriber? Click here to sign up for the daily PDF or alerts.

Copy Article Link

Liked this article? Read more like this.

  1. The Kentucky Oaks Top 10 for February 29
  2. First Mares in Foal to Arcangelo and Up to the Mark
  3. Agent Mike Ryan Gives Lowdown On Chad Brown's Juveniles And More
  4. TDN Sophomore Top 12: 'Rising Stars' Anchor Top Three Spots
  5. The Week in Review: From Out of New Orleans Gloaming, Sierra Leone Splashes into Derby Relevance
X

Never miss another story from the TDN

Click Here to sign up for a free subscription.