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Captain's Lover wins Matchmaker

Updated: August 2, 2009, 7:31 PM ET
By Mike Farrell | Daily Racing Form

Captain's Lover, racing on dirt for the first time, beat Princess Haya by 7 lengths on the sloppy, sealed track in the $200,000 Taylor Made Matchmaker for fillies and mares Sunday on the Haskell undercard at Monmouth Park.

Heavy early-afternoon showers ruined New Jersey s biggest day of racing. The three grass stakes the Matchmaker, the Oceanport, and the Jersey Derby were shifted to the main track, triggering waves of scratches.

Captain's Lover completed her three-continent hat trick, ...

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