Odds-on Star Guitar cleared off in the stretch for his third consecutive Louisiana Champions Day Classic title at Fair Grounds Racecourse and Slots Dec. 10.
In the tightest race in years, Darley's freshman stallion Offlee Wild honors as the nation's top first-crop sire over Hill 'n' Dale Farm's Roman Ruler.
The race for leading freshman sire in 2009 between Roman Ruler and Offlee Wild will be decided in the colt and gelding division of the Louisiana Futurity Dec. 31 at Fair Grounds.
Front-running Connor's Call, owned by Valene Farms, won the $91,485 colts and geldings division, while Marcia LaMarche's Anything But Quiet came from off the pace to win the $93,685 fillies division of the Louisiana Futurity Friday at Fair Grounds.
Tortuga Flats and Nob Hill Deelite were favored to repeat their Louisiana Champions Day wins in their respective divisions of the Louisiana Futurity, and both prevailed Saturday at the Fair Grounds meet at Harrah's Louisiana Downs.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Cajun Diva||James S. Schultz||
|Effie||Tony J. Richey||
|Ide Be Tuff E Nuff||Albert M. Stall, Jr.||
|Izzie's Gold||Brett A. Brinkman||
|Miss Helen Jay||Charles Begnaud||
|Missionwithacause||Sturges J. Ducoing||
|Osi Posse||Keith G. Bourgeois||
|Wiggle My Toes||Charles P. Hukill||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Jonathan Kiser Novice S.||SAR|
|John Morrissey S.||SAR|
|California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association S.||DMR|
|Arctic Queen S.||FL|