Bigger Picture sets record time.
OCEANPORT, N.J.» Bigger Picture set a course record while pulling off a 10-1 upset in the $300,000 United Nations Stakes on the turf at Monmouth Park.
A 6-year-old chestnut gelding, Bigger Picture edged 11-1 shot Can’thelpbelieving by a head, running 1l miles in 2:10.81.
In deep stretch, the two long shots benefited from a punishing speed duel that sapped Beach Patrol, the 7-5 favorite and Itsinthepost, the 5-2 second choice. They hooked up right from the start, sprinting clear of the pack while setting a quick pace.