TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays for the Grade 2 Super Derby read blog
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||W. Bret Calhoun|
|Breeder||Shadybrook Farm Inc & Castletop Stable|
|Louies Flower View Five-Cross Pedigree||Flower Alley||Distorted Humor|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Wesley Melcher||Shadybrook Farm, agent||$25,000|
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.
Intense Holiday has drawn the rail post position as the 2-1 morning line favorite for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 29 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) winner Strong Mandate returns to action for the first time since the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 17 at Oaklawn Park.
Trainers Steve Asmussen and Chris Hartman slipped in a pair of final workouts for their Southwest Stakes (gr. III) hopefuls between the first and second races on the program at Oaklawn Park Feb. 13.
Locally-based Louies Flower, overlooked at odds of 23-1, captured the $250,000 Remington Springboard Mile to earn his third consecutive win at Remington Park Dec. 15.