2016 Haskell Invitational Stakes – July 31st, 2016, 5:47 ET – Monmouth Park – Purse $1,000,000. For Three-Year-Olds. By invitation only. No nomination, entry or starting fees. The winning owner to receive $600,000, $200,000 to second, $100,000 to third, $60,000 to fourth, $30,000 to fifth and $10,000 to sixth through last. Weight: 122 Lbs. Non-winners of a Triple Crown race allowed 2 Lbs.; Non-winners of a Grade I Stakes at a mile or over in 2016, 4 Lbs. The betfair.com Haskell Invitational has been selected as one of the Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In Challenge Races. The nominated winner of the betfair.com Haskell Invitational will be entitled to automatic entry into the 2016 running of the Breeders’ Cup Classic Championship race, have pre-entry and entries fees waived for the Championship race and receive a shipping allowance if travelling froma base outside the state of California. The owner of the winner to receive a trophy. One And One Eighth Miles.
|Nyquist (KY)||3/C||M Gutierrez||122||D F O’Neill||6/5|
|Sunny Ridge (NJ)||3/G||N Juarez||118||J Servis||20/1|
|Awesome Slew (FL)||3/C||P Lopez||118||E Plesa, Jr.||15/1|
|Gun Runner (KY)||3/C||F Geroux||118||S M Asmussen||4/1|
|American Freedom (KY)||3/C||R Bejarano||118||B Baffert||3/1|
|Exaggerator (KY)||3/C||K J Desormeaux||122||J K Desormeaux||5/2|
1st – 4 Gun Runner
2nd – 1 Nyquist
3rd – 5 American Freedom
4th – 6 Exaggerator
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