Bradester collared pacesetter Grand Contender mid-stretch and proved best in the drive for the wire to register his first stakes win in the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III) Feb. 22 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Thomas M. Amoss|
|Grand Contender View Five-Cross Pedigree||Strong Contender||Maria's Mon|
|My Twilight Dancer||Twilight Agenda|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||($19,000)|
|Yearling||Lane's End, agent||($7,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Fordubai, winner of the Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots last month, returns to the same 1 1/16-mile distance at the track but will be facing stiffer company in the Feb. 22 Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III).
Fordubai upset the $100,000 Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 18 to earn his second career stakes score by a length.
Zayat Stables' Prayer for Relief, 6 1/4-length winner of the Tenacious Handicap last time out, looms a strong choice despite top impost of 123 pounds in the Louisiana Handicap Jan. 18 at Fair Grounds.
Daddy Nose Best, a smashing stakes winner in his first start over the turf at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, returns to the New Orleans track as the top weight in the $125,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT).
|Will Take Charge|
|Vicar's in Trouble|