The ageless Candid Glen is back in top form for trainer Andrew Leggio Jr. The 8-year-old gelded son of El Gran Senor made a triumphant return to the races earlier at the meeting following a near 17-month break from the races, winning at about 7 1/2 furlongs on turf Dec. 2. Candid Glen won the 2003 Explosive Bid (gr. IIT), which is now run as the Mervin Muniz Memorial, at Fair Grounds at odds of 84-1.Canadian invader Colorful Judgement, off since October at Woodbine and assigned second-high-weight of 118 pounds, won the Sky Classic (Can-IIT) in early October. America Alive goes into the Col. Bradley off a winning effort in a Dec. 31 turf start at Fair Grounds at 1 1/16 miles.Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap
Post--Horse, Weight, Jockey
1--Xirius, 113, Tracy J. Hebert
2--Honor inWar, 119, Carlos H. Marquez Jr.
3--Colorful Judgement, 118, Larry Melancon
4--America Alive, 116, Robby Albarado
5--Social King, 114, Donnie J. Meche
6--Northern Scene, 114, Lonnie Meche
7--Candid Glen, 117, Elvis Joseph Perrodin
8--False Promises, 114, Jesse M. Campbell
9--Sea Dub, 115, Luis S. Quinonez
10--Justlikedawg, 114, Corey J. Lanerie
11--Rapid Proof, 115, Brian Joseph Hernandez Jr.