The 17-1 shot Brego, given a patient ground-saving ride by Richard Eramia, rallied between horses and swept to the lead in deep stretch to earn a one-length victory in the $144,500 Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Memorial Breeders' Cup Handicap on the Remington Park turf Sept. 3.
- Gray or Roan Horse
- Born 2002
- MD -Bred
The regally-bred Harlington, a $2.8 million yearling purchase who has won his two races to date, is the 3-1 favorite in a field of 11 sophomores entered for Saturday's $150,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds.
Overbrook Farm's homebred 3-year-old Storm Surge registered his first graded stakes victory when he captured the $100,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds going a mile Saturday.
Louisiana's path on the Triple Crown trail officially gets underway Saturday with the running of the one-mile LeComte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds. Six 3-year-olds have passed the entry box, with Biloxi Palace and Storm Surge figuring to draw the most attention.
Biloxi Palace, a two-time winner at Fair Grounds, is looking to make a name for himself along the VISA Triple Crown trail with a solid performance in Saturday's $100,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds. The LeComte is the first in a three-race series leading up to the March 12 Louisiana Derby (gr. II).
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Jockey||Casey T. Lambert|
|Owner||Dakota Stable & Steven M Asmussen|
|Smooth Bid View Five-Cross Pedigree||Rubiano||Fappiano|
|Miss Fizz||Spectacular Bid|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Cash Asmussen, agent||Seven Fold Farm, agent||$27,000|
|Stallion prospect||Fieldstone Farms||Dapple Stud, agent||$13,500|