Good Magic Tops 44 Invitees To $1 Million Haskell

Forty-four 3-year-olds were extended invitations Friday to the $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational on Sunday, July 29, at Monmouth Park, with juvenile champion Good Magic heading the list of potential starters in the Grade 1 race. The Haskell is a “Win and You’re In” Challenge race for the Breeders’ Cup Classic this fall at Churchill Downs, so the winner earns an expenses-paid berth to the starting gate.

Trained by Chad Brown, Good Magic was the runner-up in the Kentucky Derby. Last year he burst onto the national scene when he captured the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile breaking his maiden in that Grade 1 event en route to his Eclipse Award.

Brown will be seeking his first victory in the Haskell Invitational, the track’s showcase event that is contested at a mile and an eighth.

The list of horses that were extended invitations today by Director of Racing/Racing Secretary John F. Heims, in alphabetical order, is:

  • American Lincoln
  • Ax Man
  • Blended Citizen
  • Bolt d’Oro
  • Bravazo
  • Catholic Boy
  • Combatant
  • Core Beliefs
  • Diamond King
  • Draft Pick
  • Enticed
  • Firenze Fire
  • Flameaway
  • Fort Peck
  • Free Drop Billy
  • Good Magic
  • Gronkowski
  • High North
  • Hofburg
  • Instilled Regard
  • Kanthaka
  • King Zachary
  • Lionite
  • Lone Sailor
  • Mendelssohn
  • Mr. Freeze
  • Monomoy Girl
  • My Boy Jack
  • Navy Commander
  • Prince Lucky
  • Promises Fulfilled
  • Quip
  • Red Ruby
  • Roaming Union
  • Rugbyman
  • Seven Trumpets
  • Sporting Chance
  • Still Having Fun
  • Supreme Aura
  • Telekinesis
  • Tenfold
  • Vino Rosso
  • Wonder Gadot
  • World of Trouble

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