FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||Heavy On Themister||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$90,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Lion Tamer - Twinwinwin, Twining
Sire: Lion Tamer , Chestnut, 2000. Lifetime: 28 yearlings sold, median $5,500.
Broodmare Sire: Twining, Chestnut, 1991.
|2||Watch My Smoke||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2008 | Gray or Roan Gelding | Leestown - Starlight Wishes, Carson City
Sire: Leestown, Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 4 years. 32 starts, 6 wins, $322,167. Lifetime: 233 yearlings sold, median $6,000.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders' Sales Company Inc. 2009 August Mixed Sale, $8,700.
|3||Get in Da House||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: A||$16,500|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Grand Appointment - Grable, Dehere
Sire: Grand Appointment, Dark Bay or Brown, 1998. Lifetime: 23 yearlings sold, median $2,400.
Broodmare Sire: Dehere, Bay, 1991.
Breeders' Sales Company of Louisiana, Inc. 2009 Fall Yearling Sale, $14,000.
Scratched: Lovely Vin.
|1||Heavy On Themister||Rosie Napravnik||Shawn M. David|
|2||Watch My Smoke||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||Michelle Lovell|
|3||Get in Da House||Miguel Mena||Wesley E. Hawley|
|4||Lee's Spirit||John Jacinto||Edward J. Johnston|
|5||Make It Roses||Mark Guidry||Ricky Courville|
|6||Break Up||Gerard Melancon||Brett A. Brinkman|
|7||Ten to Midnight||C.J. McMahon||Sam Ishaq|
|8||Fate's Right Hand||Jose Riquelme||Robby R. Robinson|
|9||Idefromthebayou||Kirk Paul LeBlanc||Ricky Courville|
|10||Populist Politics||James Graham||Thomas M. Amoss|
Donoharm, winner of the Fifth Season Stakes and Essex Handicap this winter at Oaklawn Park, headlines Lone Star Park's Texas Mile (gr. III) April 27.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Heavy On Themister, ridden by Rosie Napravnik, ran away with the 10th running of the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship at Delta Downs Feb. 2 to highlight a 10-stakes card for state-breds at Vinton, La.Sunday, February 03, 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
Pin Oak Stable's Alternation became a millionaire with a victory in the $200,000 Governor's Cup at Remington Park Aug. 11, but he had to work for it.Monday, August 13, 2012
Alternation seeks redemption against a short field of four others in the $200,000 Governor's Cup Stakes at Remington Park Aug. 11, but Zayat Stables' speedy Prayer for Relief presents a challenge.Wednesday, August 08, 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
For the third consecutive year, Brittlyn Stable homebred Star Guitar has been honored as Louisiana Horse of the Year.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Windy Hill Farm's Nate Mineshaft got back on the winning track with an easy front-end victory in the $300,000 Lone Star Handicap (gr. III) at Lone Star Park May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Continuing his comeback from an injury that knocked him off the 2010 Triple Crown trail, Endorsement swept past 11-10 choice Canonize in deep stretch to win the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park April 28.Saturday, April 28, 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
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
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
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.Saturday, December 19, 2009
Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen preview the Louisiana Champions Day Classic and the Queens County. Plus, notes about the Native Diver.Thursday, December 10, 2009
One major upset and the matching of two career records headlined the 18th edition of Louisiana Champions Day Dec. 13 at Fair Grounds.Saturday, December 13, 2008