FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Friesan Fire||Margin: 7¼||BRIS: 103||TrueNicks: A++||$360,000|
2006 | Bay Ridgling | A.P. Indy - Bollinger (AUS), Dehere
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($725,000).
|2||Papa Clem||Margin: head||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: A++||$120,000|
Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 6 wins, $337,376. Lifetime: 463 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Terrain||Margin: 2||BRIS: 94||TrueNicks: A||$66,000|
2006 | Chestnut Gelding | Sky Mesa - Minery, Forty Niner
Sire: Sky Mesa , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 6 starts, 3 wins, $633,076. Lifetime: 320 yearlings sold, median $50,000. In 2009: .71 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Forty Niner, Chestnut, 1985.
Scratched: Nowhere to Hide.
|1||Friesan Fire||Gabriel Saez||J. Larry Jones|
|2||Papa Clem||Rafael Bejarano||Gary Stute|
|3||Terrain||Julien R. Leparoux||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|4||Giant Oak||James Graham||Chris M. Block|
|5||Soul Warrior||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|6||Flying Pegasus||John R. Velazquez||Ralph E. Nicks|
|7||Uno Mas||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Steven M. Asmussen|
|8||Patena||Robby Albarado||Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.|
|9||Free Country||Kent J. Desormeaux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
Jockey Rafael Bejarano earned the 3,000th North American victory of his career when 1-2 favorite Ondine rolled to an easy victory in the first race May 11 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Saturday, May 11, 2013
With the Louisville, Ky., weather forecast calling for rain later in the day and on Sunday, the April 27 work tab at Churchill Downs was crowded with prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).Saturday, April 27, 2013
After a brief freshening at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Revolutionary arrived at Churchill Downs on April 12.Friday, April 12, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the efforts of Orb and Revolutionary in the weekend's Kentucky Derby prep races; the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Monday, April 01, 2013
WinStar Farm's Revolutionary took the overland route to victory in the March 30 Louisiana Derby (gr. II), closing with a five-wide run and holding off the late charge of 19-1 shot Mylute in the final furlong at Fair Grounds.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Louisiana Derby (gr. II) morning line favorite Revolutionary has continued the graded stakes-winning tradition that has lasted in his female family for three profitable generations.Saturday, March 30, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, you can read the transcript.Friday, March 29, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby.Friday, March 29, 2013
Handicapping the weekend's major prep races.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Handicapper Ed DeRosa from Brisnet.com joins Joel on the set this week to discuss the Florida Derby (gr. I) and the Louisiana Derby (gr. II). So, who's primed to run big? Watch it. Comment.Thursday, March 28, 2013
WinStar Farm's Revolutionary, winner of the Withers Stakes (gr. III), has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite in a field of 14 for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing and GoldMark Farm's Mylute breezed a half-mile March 24 in preparation for the 100th anniversary edition of the $1 million Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds.Sunday, March 24, 2013
Champion Shanghai Bobby breezed five furlongs at Palm Meadows Training Center on the morning of March 24 in final preparation for a scheduled start in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I).Sunday, March 24, 2013
Aubby K, making her first start since she was unplaced in the Test Stakes (gr. I) more than six months ago, became a grade II winner when she put away nine rivals in the $150,000 Inside Information Stakes (gr. II).Sunday, March 17, 2013
Ground Transport, one of the locally-based sophomores preparing for the upcoming $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II), is attracting some attention after posting consecutive bullet moves at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Sunday, March 17, 2013
Several Todd Pletcher trainees and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopefuls worked at Palm Meadows Training Center the morning of March 10.Sunday, March 10, 2013
Ive Struck a Nerve, the 135-1 upset winner of the Feb. 23 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II), sustained an ankle injury during a workout the morning of March 9 and is off the Triple Crown trail.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado comes to Fair Grounds for the first time this season to ride Palace Malice in the 100th anniversary edition of the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 30.Friday, March 08, 2013
Though virtually assured of a starting slot in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Keith Desormeaux says he plans to run Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Ive Struck a Nerve in the Louisiana Derby.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Two paid entries to November's $500,000 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge at Santa Anita Park will be the top prizes when Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots hosts its first-ever Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge March 30.Sunday, February 10, 2013
The first reported foal for 2009 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Friesan Fire is a filly born January 22 at Maple Valley Farm in West Virginia for breeder Ken Lowe Jr.Monday, January 28, 2013
Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $209,993 and dam of grade 1-placed multiple stakes winner Unspoken Word.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Off the success of multiple grade I winner Dullahan, Even the Score will see an increase in his stud fee from $10,000 to $12,500 in 2013 at Millennium Farms.Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Barretts' paddock sale at Del Mar in Southern California offers a twist to the usual horses of racing age sale.Wednesday, July 18, 2012