Bet on the Haskell Invitational Stakes
The Haskell Invitational is held each year on a Sunday toward the end of July at Monmouth Park in Long Branch, New Jersey, and is regarded as the premier race at Monmouth. It is the richest invitational in the country, with a $1 million purse, and features the top three-year-old thoroughbreds in the country, going 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. The gates for the Haskell Invitational open at 10 a.m. and the first post is scheduled for noon.
Haskell Invitational Stakes Racebooks
Sports bettors can prepare for the Haskell Invitational by using the table in this post. The table features the most popular racebooks for the Haskell at Monmouth Park. Take a look at the table and browse the various racebooks available before placing your bets.
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Haskell Invitational Stakes Betting Odds
When it comes to betting on horses, Bovada is the trusted odds provider for the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park this July. Are you interested in the odds from Bovada? If so, click on the banner below to see the live odds from this sportsbook on all of the horses taking part in the race.
2016 Haskell Invitation Contenders
One of the best fields in years has been assmbled for the 2016 Haskell, including Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist, and his main rival, Preakness Stakes winner Exaggerator.
The Haskell goes Sunday, July 31 from Monmouth Park. Post time is 5:49 PM Eastern.
Entries and ML Odds
1) Nyquist (6-5)
2) Gun Runner (3-1)
3) Exaggerator (3-1)
4) American Eagle (6-1)
5) Brody's Cause (12-1)
6) Sunny Ridge (20-1)
7) Awesome Slew (30-1)
Did you know?
The Haskell Invitational first began in 1968 as Balustrade took home the inaugural win with a time of 1:50.00. The stakes record for the track was set twice at 1:47.00 by Bet Twice (1987) and Majestic Light (1976). The record for the largest winning margin occurred in the 2013 race, which was won by Verrazano at 9 and 3/4 lengths.
Craig Perret holds the Haskell Invitational record for most wins by a jockey at three. There are seven jockeys tied with two wins apiece in the record books. Bob Baffert holds the record for wins by a trainer with six. Baffert won three straight races from 2010-2012.