FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Star Guitar||Margin: 1¼||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||Populist Politics||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Don't Get Mad - Cedar Summer, Souvenir Copy
Sire: Don't Get Mad , Bay, 2002. Lifetime: 23 yearlings sold, median $2,200.
Broodmare Sire: Souvenir Copy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training, $70,000.
Fasig-Tipton Texas 2009 Yearling Sale, $20,000.
|3||Break Up||Margin: 7¼||TrueNicks: B||$16,500|
2006 | Chestnut Horse | Sunday Break (JPN) - Ramp Up, Boundary
Sire: Sunday Break (JPN), Bay, 1999. Raced 3 years. 13 starts, 4 wins, $451,220. Lifetime: 140 yearlings sold, median $10,000.
Broodmare Sire: Boundary, Bay, 1990.
|1||Star Guitar||Corey J. Lanerie||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|2||Populist Politics||James Graham||Thomas M. Amoss|
|3||Break Up||Gerard Melancon||Brett A. Brinkman|
|4||Heavenville||Donald Edward Simington||Allen Milligan|
|5||Eighth At Citypark||Kerwin D. Clark||Samuel Breaux|
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
See races from around the world from Thanksgiving weekend 2011.Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Perfect in four starts this year, Zayat Stables' Prayer for Relief will try to pick off another lucrative stakes purse Oct. 16 when he leads a field of 12 in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park.Thursday, October 13, 2011
Zayat Stables' Prayer for Relief held off Populist Politics and Awesome Bet in the stretch to win the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) in wire-to-wire fashion Sept. 10 at Louisiana Downs.Saturday, September 10, 2011
Three-year-olds from all over the country compete in the Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs. Will it be a shipper, or a local favorite?Friday, September 09, 2011
Led by grade II winners Alternation and Prayer for Relief, a well-rounded field of nine was drawn for $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) Sept. 10 at Louisiana Downs.Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Star Guitar is on his way to becoming the top Louisiana-bred of all-timeTuesday, August 16, 2011
A field of 11 3-year-olds was entered for the Super Derby Prelude Aug. 6 with all hoping to earn a berth in next month's Super Derby (gr. II), the marquee race of the season at Louisiana Downs.Thursday, August 04, 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
Don't Get Mad, the sire of hot Louisiana-bred 3-year-old Populist Politics, moves to Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La., for the 2011 breeding season.Saturday, January 15, 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