Irish You Well wins Monmouth Park feature
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Irish You Well took the lead nearing the stretch and then held off Just Call Kenny by a half-length Saturday in the $100,000 Long Branch Stakes at Monmouth Park.
Trained by Wayne Catalano and ridden by Orlando Bocachica, the 3-year-old colt ran 1 1/16 miles over a fast track in 1:42 2-5 and paid $12, $5.80 and $3.60. The win was the second in 10 career starts for Irish You Well, who has now earned $182,150.
Just Call Kenny returned $5.60 and $3.60, and Encryption was 2 1/2 lengths back in third and paid $3.40.