HISTORY OF THE JIM DANDY STAKES
07-26-2014 -- Allan Carter, Historian and Author, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
The Jim Dandy is a Grade 2, $600,000 race for 3-year-olds at a distance of 1 1/8 miles on Saratoga’s dirt course. It is named for the 100-1 upset winner of the 1930 Travers, who beat the 1929 champion 2-year-old colt Whichone and the 1930 Triple Cro...
THE HISTORY OF THE HASKELL INVITATIONAL
07-27-2014 -- Allan Carter, Historian and Author, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
The Haskell Invitational is a Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles on Monmouth Park’s dirt track for a purse of $1,000,000.
From its first running in 1968 through 1980 it was known as the Monmouth Invitational Handicap. It was changed t...
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Here we are - two tracks - twice the fun. We're handicapping the Jim Dandy Stakes on Saturday and the Haskell Invitational on Sunday. ...