Pleaseletmeknow Highlights Sire Stakes Card at Monticello

July 15, 2022

Monticello, N.Y. – Fresh off his victory at the MGM Messenger Stakes, the first leg of Harness Racing’s Triple Crown, Pleaseletmeknow will highlight the glamour division when three-year-old pacing colts take the stage at Monticello Raceway on Monday, July 18.

In addition to his Messenger Stakes’ win, he’s also triumphed in two New York Sire Stakes, along with a second-place finish, making him the top point leader in his division. The three-year-old son of American Ideal is trained by Travis Alexander and is owned by Fiddlers Creek Stables LLC of Naples Florida. His 2022 resume is seven starts, with five wins. He’s placed second twice, with seasonal earnings of $236,777 and a mark of 1:51.3. Regular pilot Matt Kakaley will drive him from Post Position 3.

Other contenders in the race include Roll With The Flow (Roll With Joe), who will start from the rail with Mark McDonald at the helm. He was a winner last start out in an Excelsior event at Goshen in 1:53.2. Seven Hundred starts from Post 4 with Jordan Stratton handling the driving chores. The $105,000 yearling purchase, son of Huntsville, scored in NYSS action at Vernon Downs in 1:52.3.

The second heat, which is going for a purse of $60,300, is a full field of eight sidewinders. JD scorched the Goshen oval in a track record time of 1:52 last time out. The Ray Schnittker trainee is a son of So SurrealFlip My Chip comes into the race sporting a two-race win streak. Last start, he won in 1:51.2 at Pocono Downs. Marcus Miller will drive. Twin B Deluxe (PP3) won a Sire Stakes event earlier this season at Saratoga in 1:53. Jason Bartlett will drive.

Also on tap are four Excelsior events racing for a purse of $15,000.