Stay Thirsty, owned by New York’s Mike Repole, ended his racing career winning by a nose in the $350,000 Cigar Mile Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Mike Repole figures having Stay Thirsty as a 20-1 longshot in the 143rd Belmont Stakes gives him an advantage considering the returns on the winners of the first two legs of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown.
Thoroughbred racehorse owner Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher each won their third consecutive titles at the 40-day meet at Saratoga Race Course, the New York Racing Association Inc. said.
Mike Repole waited for the New York Mets to offer him a job as general manager after he graduated with a degree in sports management from St. John’s University in 1991.
Uncle Mo sealed his place as the favorite in the 2011 Kentucky Derby with a win in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
Uncle Mo was scratched from tomorrow’s Kentucky Derby, depriving the season’s first Triple Crown race of one of its biggest names.
"Him being selective about brands speaks volumes about what Body Armor SuperDrink is."
- Mike Repole on Sep 17, 2013