Louisiana-bred String King seems to be getting better with age as the 7-year-old gelding rolled to an impressive victory in the Louisiana Turf Classic at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino & Racetrack Aug. 8.
Order of Finish
|Pos||Horse / Age / Sex / TrueNicks / Pedigree||Jockey / Trainer||Margin||Earnings|
Eden Grey's Kitten
denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
String King, the Louisiana-bred gelding who has earned $890,552 for owner-breeder-trainer Charles Craig Smith, will be seeking his third straight win in the Louisiana Cup Turf Classic at Louisiana Downs Aug. 8.
Daddy's Kid could be the class play as he takes on eight opponents in the $200,00 John B. Connally Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Race Park the night of Jan. 24. Also on the bill is the $400,000 Houston Ladies Classic.
Prominent jockey Rosie Napravnik injured both ankles when thrown from her mount, Benwill, behind the gate prior to the sixth race at Fair Grounds.
More Race Results
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|Race 5 (ALW) at LAD on 7/22/17|
|Race 7 (MSW) at LAD on 7/19/17|
|Race 4 (MSW) at LAD on 7/18/17|
|Louisiana Legends Turf S.|
|Louisiana Legends Starter S.|
Upcoming Stakes Entries
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|Prince of Wales S.||FE|
|Cougar II H. (G3)||DMR|
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