The field for this weekend's Louisiana Derby (gr. II) is similar to the recently concluded Florida Derby (gr. I) in one important way: Both major Kentucky Derby preps drew full fields of promising but unproven 3-year-olds.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Breeder||William Marquard & MAZ|
|Island Soul View Five-Cross Pedigree||Perfect Soul (IRE)||Sadler's Wells|
|Copper Belle||Carson City|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bob Baker||Darby Dan Farm, agent||$40,000|
|Two-year-old||Stonestreet Stables||Kirkwood Stables, agent||$230,000|
The $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds on Saturday, March 27, has drawn a field of 13, headed by Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Discreetly Mine.
Jim Tafel's 3-year-old Fast Alex may have put himself in the picture for the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) with a solid victory in an allowance race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots March 1.