Revolutionary Heads Louisiana Derby Probables
Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 9:01 AM
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2013 3:14 PM
Photo: Coglianese Photos/Susie Raisher
Withers Stakes (gr. III) winner Revolutionary heads a group of 13 3-year-olds considered probable for the 100th running of the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots March 30.
The $1 million event, run at 1 1/8 miles, is worth 100 points to the winner on the Road to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 4 at Churchill Downs.
The list of probables is based on racing office updates, published news reports, and interviews with horsemen. Louisiana Derby nominations close March 16 and entries will be drawn March 27 at 11:30 a.m. CDT in the Fair Grounds paddock.
Also probable for the race are Channel Isle
, fourth in the Feb. 18 Southwest Stakes (gr. III); Code West
, second in the Feb. 23 Risen Star (gr. II); March 2 Texas Heritage Stakes winner Departing
; and Jan. 19 Lecomte (gr. III) runner-up Golden Soul
, who returned with a sixth in the Risen Star.
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