Travis Stone, race caller at Monmouth Park in 2014, has been named the new track announcer at Churchill Downs and will be the voice of the world-famous Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
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|August 2||A. L. (Red) Erwin S.||$150,000g||3yos, Colts and Fillies||8.32f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Elge Rasberry S.||$150,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.32f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Super Derby Prelude S.||$100,000g||3yos||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Turf Classic S.||$75,000g||3&up||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Distaff S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Juvenile S.||$50,000g||2 yo, Colts and Fillies||6f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Sprint S.||$50,000g||3&up||6f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Juvenile Fillies S.||$50,000g||2 yo, Fillies||6f||Results & Video|
|August 2||Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint S.||$50,000g||3&up, f/m||6f||Results & Video|
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|September 6||Super Derby (gr. II)||$400,000g||3yos||9f||Results & Video|
|September 6||Louisiana Stallion S. R||$90,000g||2 yo, Colts and Fillies||7f||Results & Video|
|September 6||Louisiana Stallion S. R||$90,000g||2 yo, Fillies||7f||Results & Video|
|September 6||Sunday Silence S.||$75,000g||2 yo||8f T||Results & Video|
|September 6||Happy Ticket S.||$75,000g||2 yo, Fillies||8f T||Results & Video|
|September 6||River Cities S.||$75,000g||3&up, f/m||8.5f T||Results & Video|
|September 6||Unbridled S.||$75,000g||3&up||8.5f T||Results & Video|
Jason Beem, currently the announcer at Portland Meadows in Oregon, has been named announcer at Harrah's Louisiana Downs beginning with the 2015 Quarter Horse meet.
Churchill Downs, Del Mar, Louisiana Downs, Arlington Park, Finger Lakes, Gulfstream & More! view slideshow
Favored Vicar's in Trouble, back in his home state for the first time since winning the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) in March, dominated the 35th renewal of the $400,000 Super Derby (gr. II) Sept. 6 at Louisiana Downs.
- By Tom LaMarra
Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap the $400,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs. watch video
This year's edition of the $400,000 Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs Sept. 6 drew a competitive filed of 11, headed by the one-two finishers of the Ohio Derby and the first three finishers of the Prelude Stakes.
Veteran trainer Patrick Mouton won his 1,000th career race Aug. 23, according to Equibase records, when he sent out Hylands Will to victory in the fourth race at Louisiana Downs.
Two $150,000 sale stakes run at Louisiana Downs on Louisiana Cup day Aug. 2 were won by 3-year-olds that sold through the Breeders Sales Company at its 2012 yearling sale.
Saratoga, Del Mar, Europe, Mountaineer, Woodbine, Monmouth, Louisiana Downs & More. View Slideshow
Travis Stone will be the new track announcer at the beginning of the 2014 Monmouth Park meet Saturday, May 10, according to an announcement from the Oceanport, N.J., track.
The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has issued a call for its members to contact their legislators and voice opposition to several bills filed during the session that began March 10.
Trainer Al Stall Jr. said the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) at Remington Park Sept. 29 will be the last start of the season for Departing, winner of the Sept. 7 Super Derby (gr. II) last time out.
Jockey Chris Landeros won his 1,000th race Sept. 7 when he guided Major Marvel to victory in the $100,000 Unbridled Stakes at Louisiana Downs.
There's no doubt Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's 3-year-old Departing is a talented runner, and he reinforced that point Sept. 7 by winning the $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) by four lengths at Louisiana Downs.
Trainer Al Stall Jr. has his 3-year-old War Front gelding primed for another strong effort, and has seen the increase in maturity one would expect in a sophomore runner as the seasons have turned.
Trainer David Whited remains hospitalized at Louisiana State University after apparently being kicked in the head by a horse on the night of Aug. 20 at Louisiana Downs.
Louisiana stallion Lone Star Special was represented by his first winner when Chickasaw Bayou, posted a victory in her second start on Aug. 18 in the second race at Louisiana Downs.
Jake Delhomme was elected president of the board of directors for the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association at the annual election of officers, it was announced Aug. 17.
TwinSpires.com is launching a new faster-paced, multi-track wager Aug. 17 that is structured so players will see the first race through the fifth race in 90 minutes.
Witt You Expect became the first winner for her sire Penitent Man on Aug. 9, capturing her maiden at the Louisiana Downs, a 5 1/2 furlong maiden claiming test.