Connemara, winner of the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) last month, is the 9-5 morning line favorite for the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) at Turfway Park March 27.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2007
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Owner||Zollars, Cathy and Bob and Wagner, Mark|
|Breeder||Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC|
|Letsgetitonmon View Five-Cross Pedigree||Maria's Mon||Wavering Monarch|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Cathy & Bob Zollars & Mark Wagner||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings||$80,000|
Fair Grounds' $300,000 prep race attracts plenty of potential stars; gains some starters from Florida.
Closing from out of the clouds, Ron the Greek ran down favored Maximus Ruler in the final strides to capture the $100,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) by 1 1/2 lengths at Fair Grounds Jan. 23.
Highly-regarded Maximus Ruler makes his 3-year-old debut when he battles 10 rivals in the $100,000 LeComte Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 23 at Fair Grounds.