State-bred juveniles take center stage at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in divisions of the Louisiana Futurity Dec. 31.
In the tightest race in years, Darley's freshman stallion Offlee Wild honors as the nation's top first-crop sire over Hill 'n' Dale Farm's Roman Ruler.
The race for leading freshman sire in 2009 between Roman Ruler and Offlee Wild will be decided in the colt and gelding division of the Louisiana Futurity Dec. 31 at Fair Grounds.
Brittlyn Stable's Star Guitar, the overwhelming 1-5 favorite, romped to a 7 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 19.
Front-running Connor's Call, owned by Valene Farms, won the $91,485 colts and geldings division, while Marcia LaMarche's Anything But Quiet came from off the pace to win the $93,685 fillies division of the Louisiana Futurity Friday at Fair Grounds.
Tortuga Flats and Nob Hill Deelite were favored to repeat their Louisiana Champions Day wins in their respective divisions of the Louisiana Futurity, and both prevailed Saturday at the Fair Grounds meet at Harrah's Louisiana Downs.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Deecity||Mark E. Casse||
|Forty Legacies||Eric L. Heitzmann||
|Ide Miss Dixie||Sturges J. Ducoing||
|Launch a Halo||Judy Beavin||
|Lee City Slew||Sturges J. Ducoing||
|Leestown Gift||Ron Faucheux||
|Rew's Blues||James E. Hodges||
|Shockin Blow||Merrill R. Scherer||
|Silent Pipe||Merrill R. Scherer||
|Sure Fire Runner||Patrick Mouton||
|Takin' the Bullet||Tony J. Richey||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Gold Cup S.||DED|
|Fiesta Mile S.||RET|
|Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame S.||RET|
|New Mexico Classic Cup Distaff Sprint Championship S.||ZIA|