FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Star Guitar||Margin: 7¾||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Quiet American - Minit Towinit, Malagra
Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Raced 4 years. 12 starts, 4 wins, $754,650. Lifetime: 409 yearlings sold, median $35,000. In 2009: 1.74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Malagra, Bay, 1986.
|2||Ide Like a Double||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: B||$30,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Ide - Make Mine a Double, Carr de Naskra
Sire: Ide , Chestnut, 1993. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 7 wins, $363,780. Lifetime: 174 yearlings sold, median $7,400. In 2009: 1.29 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Carr de Naskra, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.62 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Texas 2006 Yearling Sale, ($3,000).
|3||Takin' the Bullet||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: A+||$16,500|
2006 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Red Bullet - Border Fire, Boundary
Sire: Red Bullet, Chestnut, 1997. Raced 3 years. 14 starts, 6 wins, $1,161,920. Lifetime: 91 yearlings sold, median $16,000. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Boundary, Bay, 1990.
Breeders' Sales Company of Louisiana 2007 Fall Mixed Sale, $23,000.
|1||Star Guitar||Curt C. Bourque||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Ide Like a Double||Kerwin D. Clark||Bryon J. Gilbert|
|3||Takin' the Bullet||Richard E. Eramia||James C. Hudson|
|4||Break Up||Gerard Melancon||Brett A. Brinkman|
|5||Star Production||Carlos Gonzalez||James E. Hodges|
|6||Grand Minit||Francisco C. Torres||Norman C. Miller, III|
The widow and son of the late jockey E. J. Perrodin are looking forward to a special night of remembrance when the rider is inducted into the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame March 4.Friday, March 01, 2013
Star Guitar, E.J. Perrodin, and Ray Salmen have been elected to the Fair Grounds Hall of Fame.Sunday, January 27, 2013
Heavy On Themister, under an all-out drive from Rosie Napravnik, scored a one-length victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 8 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Saturday, December 08, 2012
Populist Politics could emerge as the new state-bred ruler at Fair Grounds Dec. 8 when he takes on 10 other runners in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, main event of eight restricted stakes in New Orleans.Thursday, December 06, 2012
Star Louisiana Horse of the Year to stand at Clear Creek Stud in Folsom, La.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The king of the Cajuns, Star Guitar, has been retired after a sensational career in which he captured 24 of his 30 starts and three consecutive Louisiana-bred horse of the year titles.Friday, August 10, 2012
Star Guitar, the all-time leading Louisiana-bred earner, added to his legacy June 30 when he rallied to win the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Night Classic at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in track record time.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Top Louisiana-bred Star Guitar will follow his usual summer schedule June 30, bidding for a fourth consecutive victory in the $100,000 Legends Night Classic at Evangeline Downs.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
For the third consecutive year, Brittlyn Stable homebred Star Guitar has been honored as Louisiana Horse of the Year.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Evan Hammonds recaps the Sam F. Davis Stakes, the Robert B. Lewis Stakes, and touches on the Withers. Evan also comments on Star Guitar's victory in the Louisiana Premier Night Championship.Sunday, February 05, 2012
Star Guitar won the Louisiana Premier Night Championship for the fourth consecutive time, rallying from last early to capture the $200,000 event by 3 1/4 lengths on the night of Feb. 4 at Delta Downs.Sunday, February 05, 2012
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
The Guitar Hero video game franchise has been exceedingly popular...But it probably isn't half as popular in Louisiana as the state's own four-legged "guitar hero," Star Guitar.
Odds-on Star Guitar cleared off in the stretch for his third consecutive Louisiana Champions Day Classic title at Fair Grounds Racecourse and Slots Dec. 10.Saturday, December 10, 2011
Perfect so far in 2011, Star Guitar will be seeking his third consecutive win in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Dec. 10.Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Star Guitar is on his way to becoming the top Louisiana-bred of all-timeTuesday, August 16, 2011
The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association honored its 2010 accredited Louisiana-bred champions at its annual membership meeting June 10 in Shreveport.Monday, June 13, 2011
Odds-on choice Star Guitar became racing's newest millionaire with an easy repeat victory in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds Dec. 11.Saturday, December 11, 2010
The current king and queen of Louisiana racing, Star Guitar and Superior Storm, are set to go for their record fourth crown each in the annual Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Dec. 11.Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Star Guitar accelerated in deep stretch for a repeat victory in Evangeline Downs' signature race, the $100,000 Evangeline Mile, on the night of Aug. 14 at the Opelousas, La. racetrack and casino.Sunday, August 15, 2010
Brittlyn Stable's homebred Star Guitar was honored by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders' Association as the 2009 Horse of the Year at its annual meeting June 5 at Fair Grounds.Friday, June 11, 2010
Favored Mythical Power wore down pacesetter Euroears in the final strides to capture the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III) April 24.Saturday, April 24, 2010
Eight-year-old Jonesboro is back to defend his title in the $200,000 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III) at Lone Star Park against seven rivals April 24.Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The impeccably bred Battle Plan lived up to his billing in the $300,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), taking the field all the way in his stakes debut to defeat General Quarters by 1 1/2 lengths March 27 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 27, 2010
Awesome Gem, the California-based gelding with recent success as an invader, has been installed as the 5-2 morning-line choice for the $300,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 27 at Fair Grounds.Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Ide was named 2009 stallion of the year by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association. The award is based on the earnings of his accredited Louisiana-bred offspring ($2,231,521) during 2009.Monday, March 15, 2010