Keyword: Lafayette Stakes

  • Power Alert won the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes on May 1.

    Power Alert Seeks Riches at Evangeline Downs

    Power Alert will try to notch the most lucrative victory of his career for a second straight race when he starts in the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Stakes May 30 at the Opelousas, La. track.

  • Beacon Shine Dies After Bout of Colic

    Beacon Shine, a 3-year-old son of Montbrook owned by Kinsman Stable, died April 8 after a bout of colic. The colt, trained by Hall of Famer Nick Zito, was based at Churchill Downs and was entered to run in last Sunday's $100,000 Lafayette Stakes at Keeneland.

  • More Smoke blazes to Lafayette win.

    Plenty of Fire in More Smoke's Lafayette Win

    More Smoke popped the gate in a hurry from his inside post for jockey Clinton Potts and was never headed as he upset prohibitive favorite Razor and blazed to an eye-popping 14 1/2-length win in the $107,100 Lafayette (gr. III) for 3-year-old sprinters at Keeneland Sunday.

  • Speedy Sophomores Headed for Lafayette

    Padua Stables' stakes winner Razor heads a field of five speedy sophomores headed to the gate for Sunday's $100,000 Lafayette Stakes (gr. III), going six furlongs at Keeneland.

  • Stakes Purses Increased at Evangeline Downs

    When Evangeline Downs opens its season April 1, purses for several stakes races will see noticeable increases, thanks to the positive impact of expanded gaming at the Carencro, La., oval. Most notable is the return to prominence of the Evangeline Mile, which received a $25,0000 increase to make the Aug. 14 race now worth $100,000.

  • Posse leads Roll Hennessy Roll and Bossanova to the finish in the Lafayette Stakes.

    Posse Lassoes Lafayette Stakes

    Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Posse and jockey Corey Lanerie tracked a fast pace and chased down Roll Hennessy Roll in the stretch on his way to a solid victory in Sunday's $107,900 Lafayette Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Keeneland.

  • Lafayette Cast Exudes Class

    A well-matched field of 3-year-old sprinters passed the entry box for Sunday's Lafayette Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland. The seven-furlong race carries a purse of $100,000 added. Heading the cast is Fabien Ouaki and Patrick Biancone's Whywhywhy.

  • Roll Hennessy Roll Gallops for Lafayette

    Stan Fulton's multiple stakes-winning 3-year-old Roll Hennessy Roll arrived at Keeneland from California and looked magnificent as he galloped over the track Thursday morning preparing for Sunday's Lafayette Stakes.

  • Caller One (foreground) winning the Golden Shaheen from Echo Eddie (hidden) earlier this year.

    Caller One Injured, Probably Retired

    Caller One was exercising at Belmont Park on Tuesday in preparation for a start in Saturday's Smile Sprint Handicap at Calder, when he changed leads suddenly on the track and pulled up.