Louisiana Champions Day Classic S.

Race 10 at Fair Grounds on December 13, 2008

  • Grade
  • One And One Eighth Miles
  • $150,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:53.72
Order of Finish
1

Autobeacat

Autocracy  – Storm the Lane

5YO

$90,000
  • J:Donnie J. Meche
  • T:Eric L. Heitzmann
  • B:Mike T. Fitzmorris & Peter Feringa
  • O:Valene Farms (John & Murray Valene)
  • Margin:¾
  • Sire: Autocracy , Bay, 1987. Lifetime: 16 yearlings sold, median $2,600.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Boot , Chestnut, 1989.
2

Star Production

Run Production  – Zarb's Star

3YO

$30,000
  • J:Carlos Gonzalez
  • T:James E. Hodges
  • B:Foxwood Plantation, Ltd.
  • O:Foxwood Plantation, Ltd. (William Boorhem)
  • Margin:3
  • Sire: Run Production , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 22 yearlings sold, median $5,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Zarbyev , Chestnut, 1984.
3

Southern Invasion

Langfuhr  – Heaven's Affair

5YO

$16,500
  • J:Gerard Melancon
  • T:Keith G. Bourgeois
  • B:Southern Equine Stables, LLC
  • O:Robert Asaro Enterprises, Inc. (Robert Asaro)
4

Snug

Swamp  – Tulia

3YO

$9,000
  • J:Lonnie Meche
  • T:James C. Hudson
  • B:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable
  • O:Heiligbrodt Racing Stable (Ludolph & Corrine Heiligbrodt)
5

Grand Minit

Grand Slam  – Minit Towinit

5YO

$4,500
  • J:Robby Albarado
  • T:Albert M. Stall, Jr.
  • B:Brittlyn Stable, Inc., M. Benoit & E. Benoit
  • O:Brittlyn Stable, Inc. (Maurice & Evelyn Benoit)
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Keeneland November

    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.

  • Fillies Fastest in Equine Sales Workouts

    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.

  • The Pickett Factor pulled away from Mobile Bay to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes.

    The Pickett Factor Adds LA Champions Classic

    The top two choices in the Dec. 12 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes at Fair Grounds hooked up in early stretch, but it didn't last long as The Pickett Factor put away Mobile Bay and drew off to win.

  • Sunbean (outside) catches Watch My Smoke late to win the Louisiana Champions Day Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-f7dswmT">Order This Photo</a>

    Sunbean Grinds Out LA Champions Day Repeat

    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.

  • Sunbean makes his move in the Star Guitar Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3100349130&k=RHz87fv">Order This Photo</a>

    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.

  • String King won the Mr. Sulu Stakes Nov. 23 on the turf at Fair Grounds. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2926417407&k=8RcX3t9">Order This Photo</a>

    String King to Try Dirt at Fair Grounds

    Charles Smith homebred String King, who has registered all seven of his stakes victories on turf, will switch to the main track for a start in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Dec. 14 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.

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