FAIR GROUNDS, New Orleans, LA
|1||String King||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: B||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Gelding | Crowned King - String Dancer, Fly a Kite (IRE)
Sire: Crowned King, Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 1 yearlings sold, median $1,000.
Broodmare Sire: Fly a Kite (IRE), Bay, 1982. In 2009: .29 AEI.
|2||Lovely Vin||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: B+||$20,000|
2009 | Bay Gelding | Vindication - Lovely Amanda, Belong to Me
Sire: Vindication, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 1 years. 4 starts, 4 wins, $680,950. Lifetime: 231 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Belong to Me , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
|3||Sadie's Soldier||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: C||$11,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Horse | Lost Soldier - Whiplash Wilma, Encourager
Sire: Lost Soldier, Bay, 1990. Raced 6 years. 45 starts, 11 wins, $434,089. Lifetime: 129 yearlings sold, median $9,000.
Broodmare Sire: Encourager, Chestnut, 1980.
|1||String King||James Graham||Charles Craig Smith|
|2||Lovely Vin||Rosie Napravnik||Thomas M. Amoss|
|3||Sadie's Soldier||Kerwin D. Clark||Brett A. Brinkman|
|4||Benwill||Diego Saenz||Tony J. Richey|
|5||Thunder Affair||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steve Margolis|
|6||Kissimmee Kyle||Mark Guidry||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
Favored Amira's Prince recorded his fourth consecutive win since arriving in the United States, holding off a determined charge from Willcox Inn in the $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (gr. IIT) March 30.Saturday, March 30, 2013
Optimizer has been a different horse since he moved to the grass, and streaks into the March 30 Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap at Fair Grounds with two graded stakes scores under his girth.Thursday, March 28, 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
Optimizer went wire-to-wire in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 26 for red-hot Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, who has won three stakes races in eight days.Saturday, January 26, 2013
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas looks to continue his hot streak in the $125,000 Col. E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, sending out Optimizer in the Jan. 26 turf test for older males.Wednesday, January 23, 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
Prominent jockey Rosie Napravnik injured both ankles when thrown from her mount, Benwill, behind the gate prior to the sixth race at Fair Grounds.Sunday, January 08, 2012
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
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
Snug, ridden by Gerard Melancon, outfought favored Snakebite Kit in the $100,000 Louisiana Cup Turf Classic to produce a 1 1/2-length victory at Louisiana Downs May 22.Saturday, May 22, 2010