Premier Night Championship S.

Race 10 at Delta Downs on February 6, 2010

  • STK
  • 1 1/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $200,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 10:02 PM
  • 1:45.71
7   Star Guitar $2.60 $2.10 $2.10
1   Snug $2.40 $2.10
3   Ide Like a Double $2.40
$2 Exacta (7-1) $4.80
$2 Trifecta (7-1-3) $11.20
$2 Superfecta (7-1-3-8) $52.80
Order of Finish

Star Guitar

Quiet American  – Minit Towinit


  • J:Curt C. Bourque
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:Brittlyn Stable, Inc., M. Benoit & E. Benoit
  • O:Brittlyn Stable Inc. (Maurice & Evelyn Benoit)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Quiet American , Bay, 1986. Lifetime: 433 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Malagra , Bay, 1986.


Swamp  – Tulia


  • J:Diego Saenz
  • T:James C. Hudson
  • B:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Swamp , Dark Bay or Brown, 1996. Lifetime: 1 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: West by West , Bay, 1989.

Ide Like a Double

Ide  – Make Mine a Double


  • J:Patrick A. Valenzuela
  • T:Bryon J. Gilbert
  • B:Robkat Racing Stable, LLC
  • O:Valene Farms ( John & Murray Valene)
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Ide , Chestnut, 1993. Lifetime: 189 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carr de Naskra , Dark Bay or Brown, 1981.
  • Sale History: 2006 TEXAUG, $3,000.


  • J:Gerard Melancon
  • T:Brett A. Brinkman
  • B:Dr. J. David Richardson, Walter L. New & Britton Richardson
  • O:Dr. J. David Richardson, Walter L. New and Britton Richardson

Hear No Angel

Eavesdropper  – Strawberry Angel


  • J:Shane J. Sellers
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Pine Knoll Farm
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable


Graeme Hall  – Silver Bride


  • J:Shaun Bridgmohan
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Majestic Farms, LLC
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable

Lee's Spirit

Leestown  – Spirit Catcher


  • J:Donald Edward Simington
  • T:Robert D. Schultz
  • B:Jay Adcock
  • O:S A S Partners (James Averill, Wilburn Smith and Robert Siddons)

Stormy M. T. L.

Storm Day  – Time for Sara


  • J:Roberto Villafan
  • T:Allen Milligan
  • B:Nancy L. Casrill
  • O:Coby Tresner

High Toned

Zarbyev  – Siberian Cat


  • J:David Lee Bourque
  • T:Shawn M. David
  • B:Foxwood Plantation, Ltd.
  • O:Robert Asaro Enterprises, Inc. (Robert J. Asaro)

Up and Out of Site

Pine Bluff  – Lady Miami


  • J:Jamie Theriot
  • T:Eric J. Guillot
  • B:Neal McFadden & J. Adcock
  • O:Southern Equine Stables,LLC (Mike Moreno)
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    Benoit Strikes Again for Quality at Keeneland

    For the second day in a row, Louisiana breeder Evelyn Benoit struck for a high-priced mare to breed to her stallion Star Guitar, going to $550,000 for Five Star Momma during the fifth session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale.

  • James B. Keogh

    Benoit's Unorthodox Breeding Plan

    At the Nov. 11 Keeneland breeding stock sale, Grovendale’s James Keogh acquired the multiple stakes winner and graded-placed mare Moment of Majesty for $850,000 from the Hill ‘n’ Dale Sales Agency consignment to be bred to Star Guitar.

  • Star Guitar

    Senor Guitar First Winner for Star Guitar

    Louisiana-bred standout Star Guitar, a winner of 22 stakes in the Pelican State, saw his first winner as a stallion Sept. 24 when Clifford Grum's homebred Senor Guitar rallied from fifth to score a clear win in a Churchill Downs maiden-claiming race.

  • D'wildcat Colt Tops Equine Sales Co. Auction

    Based on what the sale company called preliminary results, Rodney Verret landed a 2-year-old D'wildcat colt named D'digger for $57,000 to top the the Equine Sales Co. 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale May 10 in Opelousas, La.

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    A trio of Louisiana-bred fillies worked an eighth of a mile in :10 1/5 May 8 to tie for the fastest time during the under tack show for the Equine Sales Company of Louisiana's 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale in Opelousas, La.

  • Roan Inish brought $500,000 during  the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

    Roan Inish Brings $500,000 at Keeneland

    Canadian Oaks winner Roan Inish, an Elusive Quality mare in foal to Arch, was purchased by Evelyn Benoit for $500,000 during the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

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    Sunbean Shines in Star Guitar

    Brittlyn Stable's Sunbean proved worthy of the fans who backed him down to 3-10 favoritism by drawing off late to an easy 2 3/4-length victory March 1 in the $60,000 Star Guitar Stakes at Fair Grounds.

  • Heavy On Themister is the favorite in the Legends Night Classic.

    Heavy On Themister Heads LA Legends Night

    Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino will once again offer purses totaling more than $925,000 for the ninth edition of Louisiana Legends Night, which features a field of 12 for the key attraction--the $100,000 Classic.

  • LTBA President Dr. Dexter Gary presents the 2012 Louisiana Horse of the Year award to Evelyn Benoit of Brittlyn Stables for Star Guitar.

    Star Guitar LA Horse of the Year Again

    Star Guitar, a 22-time stakes winner and a perfect 3-for-3 in 2012, was named Louisiana's horse of the year for the fourth year in a row June 8 at the LTBA's annual meeting at Fair Grounds.

  • Populist Politics is the 3-1 morning line favorite for the Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes.

    LA Champions Day: Populist Politics At Last?

    Populist Politics could emerge as the new state-bred ruler at Fair Grounds Dec. 8 when he takes on 10 other runners in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, main event of eight restricted stakes in New Orleans.

  • Star Guitar

    Louisiana Champion Star Guitar Retired

    The king of the Cajuns, Star Guitar, has been retired after a sensational career in which he captured 24 of his 30 starts and three consecutive Louisiana-bred horse of the year titles.

  • Star Guitar wins the Louisiana Legends Night Classic

    Star Guitar Rocks in Record Performance

    Star Guitar, the all-time leading Louisiana-bred earner, added to his legacy June 30 when he rallied to win the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Night Classic at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in track record time.

  • After the Wire - 2/5/2012

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Sam F. Davis Stakes, the Robert B. Lewis Stakes, and touches on the Withers. Evan also comments on Star Guitar's victory in the Louisiana Premier Night Championship.

  • Star Guitar winning the Louisiana Champions Day Classic
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    Mahubah's Corner: Star Guitar

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br />The Guitar Hero video game franchise has been exceedingly popular...But it probably isn't half as popular in Louisiana as the state's own four-legged "guitar hero," Star Guitar.

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