California Crown Makes A Firm Statement

California Crown - Robert Halledeen
California Crown - Robert Halledeen

Talented three-year-old colt, California Crown on Sunday, May 19, 2024, secured a convincing victory in the Monday Morning Trophy, leaving his trainer, Jason DaCosta, brimming with confidence.

DaCosta believes this win is a stepping stone for California Crown to make a splash in the upcoming Classic series, a prestigious set of races that test the mettle of the three-year-olds.

The Monday Morning Trophy was no sweat for California Crown with Robert Halledeen riding. Clocking a smooth time of 1:28.1, he left his rivals in the dust, crossing the finish line a full four lengths ahead of the pack.

Halledeen kept California Crown strategically positioned, tracking the leader closely down the backstretch.

As they entered the crucial half-mile turn, Halledeen made his move. With a surge of power, California Crown surged to the front, leaving his competitors scrambling to keep pace.

The final stretch was a display of dominance as California Crown comfortably maintained his lead, securing his second consecutive win.

“It was a good performance from California Crown to win today. He is improving and hopefully he continues to improve and we might have a shot in the Classic races,” DaCosta said.

All eyes are now on the Classics, where California Crown is poised to face tougher competition. Can he maintain his winning streak and establish himself as a rising star in the world of thoroughbred racing? Only time will tell, but one thing's for sure – California Crown is a horse to watch!



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