07/17/2005 11:00PM

Monmouth Park: Areek by three

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Areek, and jockey Jose Velez, win the $65,000 Red Cross Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

Areek rolled to a three-length win in the three-horse $65,000 Red Cross Stakes for fillies and mares at Monmouth Park.

Areek ($3) ran the six furlongs over the sloppy track in 1:09.30 with Jose Velez Jr. aboard for trainer Mark Hennig. Thermal Ablasion was second with Welcome Home the trailer.

In the $60,000 Colts Neck Handicap for New Jersey-breds, War's Prospect ($7.40) set the pace and posted a 3 1/2 length win