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Icy Atlantic Sets Monmouth Track Record
In New Jersey, 6YO entire Icy Atlantic (Stormy Atlantic-Frosty Promise, by Frosty The Snowman) motored home from last to win the US$150,000 Gr3 Red Bank Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) by a neck & "lowered the turf course record in the process," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Icy Atlantic (ridden by Joe Bravo for trainer Todd Pletcher) clocked 1min 32.42sec (eclipsing the previous record of 1min 32.5sec set by Ashkal Way in the 2006 Elkwood Stakes). Earlier this year Kentucky-bred Icy Atlantic won April's Gr2 Arcadia Handicap at Santa Anita Park in California & overall now has 7 wins from 36 starts for US$853,940 earnings.