Going strictly by the numbers, Windsurfer would appear to have little or no shot to win the Louisiana Derby. But sometimes, numbers do lie, which is why racing has a steady stream of longshot winners. read blog
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2009
El Padrino, who showed himself to be a Triple Crown contender with a sharp allowance win at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29, heads a field of 11 entered for the $300,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Feb. 25.
Brereton Jones' homebred Mr. Bowling delivered a game effort in his 3-year-old debut, turning back Z Dager and Shared Property in an exciting finish to win the $175,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 21 at Fair Grounds.
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.
Grade III winners Shared Property and Majestic City top an overflow field of 2-year-olds entered in the Oct. 8 Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) at Keeneland.
Jerry Namy's Shared Property had just enough to get by Take Charge Indy to win the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) Sept. 10 at Arlington Park.
|Trainer||Thomas M. Amoss|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. John Williams|
|Shared Property View Five-Cross Pedigree||Scat Daddy||Johannesburg|
|Yoursmineours||Belong to Me|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||James M. Herbener Jr., agent||($12,000)|
|Two-year-old||Joseph Brocklebank, agent||Deer Crossing Farm||$90,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.