Louisiana-bred String King seems to be getting better with age as the 7-year-old gelding rolled to an impressive victory in the Louisiana Turf Classic at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino & Racetrack Aug. 8.
Vicar's in Trouble was named top accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-old male when the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association earlier this month released results of its voting for divisional standouts of 2014.
Last in the early running, Brittlyn Stable's homebred Sunbean edged ahead in deep stretch and scored a repeat win in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 13 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Two $150,000 sale stakes run at Louisiana Downs on Louisiana Cup day Aug. 2 were won by 3-year-olds that sold through the Breeders Sales Company at its 2012 yearling sale.
The 11th edition of the John Franks Memorial 2-year-old in training sale recorded solid results.
For the first Fasig-Tipton Texas summer yearling sale held in the new evening format Aug. 27, the average held steady and the median increased from a significantly smaller book.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Another Pinot||Nick Leggio||
|Chaotic Kitty||Karl Broberg||
|Indian Wind||Chadwick J. Mouton||
|Lucky Lady Dana||Allen Landry||
|Nitap||Joseph M. Foster||
|Off Cycle||Ron Faucheux||
|Our Quista||Al Cates||
|Shelby's Song||W. Bret Calhoun||
|Silver Vision||Enis Mouton||
|Sweet Alice Benbow||Keith G. Bourgeois||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Gold Cup S.||DED|
|Fiesta Mile S.||RET|
|Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame S.||RET|
|New Mexico Classic Cup Distaff Sprint Championship S.||ZIA|