The $175,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III), Fair Grounds' first graded 3-year-old race leading up to the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), drew a field of 13, a handful of them thought to be early Triple Crown prospects.
Seven Lively Sins
- Bay Colt
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Albert M. Stall, Jr.|
|Owner||Stewart M. Madison, Querbes, III, Justin, R. and Stall, Jr., Albert, M.|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. William Currin|
|Seven Lively Sins View Five-Cross Pedigree||Stormy Atlantic||Storm Cat|
|Carson's Star||Carson City|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Valkyre Stud, agent for Mr. & Mrs. William L. Currin||($22,000)|
|Yearling||Valkyre Stud, agent for William Currin||($70,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Led by grade I winner Drill, a trio of California juveniles will invade Louisiana for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), a race that will give the winner plenty of earnings heading into next year's Triple Crown.
Motor City, chugging along at the rail for Calvin Borel, edged past Seven Lively Sins at mid-stretch and held on for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $110,700 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Oct. 30.
Mr. Bowling, the lone stakes winner in a field of seven juveniles, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $100,000 Iroquois (gr. III) on opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meet Oct. 30.