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What the Nation is saying about String King...

Cathy and Bob Zollars’ favored Daddy Nose Best, unhurried early and without racing room, launched a bold bid once clear when set down for the drive and was up to best Diamond Racing et al.’s Adios Nardo in Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap at about 1 1/16-miles over a yielding Stall-W...Read More
As always, the focus will be on the 3-year-olds during Saturday’s Road to the Derby Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but guests of the local oval and Fair Grounds fans around the nation should remember that there is another graded stakes besides the $200,000 Lecomte on Saturday’s menu and th...Read More
Charles Craig Smith’sString King, runner-up in last year’s renewal of Saturday’s Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Stakes over the Stall-Wilson turf course at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, will try to make amends for that defeat this Saturday when he faces Cathy and Bob Zollars’ Daddy Nose Best, winn...Read More
Windy Hill Farm’s Smarty’s Echo, a son of 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Smarty Jones, has been added to the list of probable starters for the 70th anniversary edition of the Grade III Lecomte Stakes to be contested Jan. 18 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Road to the Derby Kickoff D...Read More
On the morning after the 23rd Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the first two horses that finished a nose apart in the $150,000 Louisiana Champion Day Classic in one of that race’s most exciting editions were both doing well after running their respective hearts out.Read More
Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean, a contestant in last spring’s Grade II Louisiana Derby as well as other graded stakes, returned to Louisiana-bred company and winning ways again by nosing out Charles Craig Smith’s String King in Saturday’s 23rd running of the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fa...Read More
Charlie Smith, the always likeable Louisiana native horseman who owns and trains two-time defending Louisiana Champions Day Turf winner String King surely knows his horse better than anyone else because he also bred him. Read More
Brittlyn Stable’s Sunbean, a contestant in last spring’s Grade II Louisiana Derby and other graded stakes, returns to Louisiana-bred company and will be well-regarded when he faces seven or possibly eight older rivals in Saturday’s $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds Race Course...Read More
Wins the Mr. Sulu.
Won the Louisiana Cup Turf Classic Stakes.
Showed again that he can win at any track in LA and he won the Louisiana Legends Turf Stakes at Evangeline.
Five-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher’s trio of successful invaders – WinStar Farm’s $1 million Louisiana Derby winner Revolutionary, Repole Stable’s $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks heroine Unlimited Budget and Twin Creeks Racing Stables’ $400,000 New Orleans Handicap hero Graydar – all l...Read More
Irish-bred Amira’s Prince moved to the lead around the first turn and never looked back, winning Saturday’s $400,000 Mervin H. Muniz Memorial Handicap (GII) by a half-lenth over the Stall-Wilson Turf Course at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.Read More
  • rafirox · What turf horses we have this year. Animal Kingdom, Point of Entry, Wise Dan, Amira's Prince, etc. · 381 days ago ·
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Calumet Farm’s Optimizer, who won the first two legs of the grass series for older horses at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots this winter, has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice to sweep the series when he heads a field of 10 in Saturday’s Grade II Mervin Muniz Handicap over the Stall-Wil...Read More
Below are horses to watch in each meet-championship division (except Claimer) during the upcoming 141st Thoroughbred Racing Season, opening Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. This list is comprised of horses expected at Fair Grounds based on stall applications, which are submitted in the fall by each traine...Read More
  • illhaveanothertriplecrown · Pretty good roster, I really like Hero of Order, Bourbon Courage and Nehro. I also think Mark Valeski and Macho Macho are pretty solid as well. Good for all of you that have an opportunity to go down to Fairgrounds and see these horses live. If only we had horses like this up here. · 438 days ago ·
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Yesterday, in the Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap at Fair Grounds, the Optimizer Bunny notched his second stakes win on turf with an emphatic 3 ½ length score over String King. Under his most familiar rider, Jon Court, Optimizer spurted right out to the early lead with a strong first quarter, and then...Read More
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  • goblin · He certainly has been mismanaged, but recently seems to be on the right track (literally as well as figuratively). Maybe Lukas is ready to leave this horse on the turf and allow him to begin to thrive where he does best. · 441 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · His history would suggest otherwise · 441 days ago ·
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Owner-trainer-breeder Charlie Smith was his usual smiling self at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Sunday morning before heading back to his Haughton, La., home base. That was understandable, because late Saturday afternoon String King – a horse he owns, trains and bred in Louisiana – proved hims...Read More
A week ago Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas won Fair Grounds’ Grade III Lecomte Stakes with Bluegrass Hall’s Oxbow with jockey Jon Court in the irons. Saturday it was a different week and a different horse – Bluegrass Hall’s Optimizer – who won Fair Grounds’ Grade III Col. E. R. Bradley Handicap ...Read More
Trainer Pat Dupuy still believes in his horse, even though the bay gelding officially became a 9-year-old on New Year’s Day. Read More
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, who successfully shipped Bluegrass Hall’s Oxbow to New Orleans last week to win the Grade III Lecomte Stakes at the local oval, has another horse who is favored at 7-2 in the morning line to keep the trainer’s stakes streak intact when Bluegrass Hall’s Optimizer ...Read More

String King - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details01/18/14String King4thFG61 1/16 mTColonel E. R. Bradley Handicap-G3 4+ FDaddy Nose BestAdios NardoSpeaking Of Which1:46.54
View Details12/14/13String King2ndFG101 1/8 mDLA Champions Day Classic 3+ M (S)SunbeanString KingSkip The Pinot1:53.39
View Details11/23/13String King1stFG51 mileTMr Sulu 3+ MString KingTiger RunSadie's Soldier1:42.16
View Details09/07/13String King2ndLaD101 1/16 mTUnbridled 3+ MMajor MarvelString KingGlobal Power1:41.00
View Details07/06/13String King1stEvD91 1/16 mTLouisiana Legends Turf 3+ MString KingSadie's SoldierLook At The Time1:42.18
View Details03/20/13String King3rdFG101 1/8 mTMervin H. Muniz Jr. Memorial Handicap -G2 4+ MAmira's PrinceWillcox InnString King1:49.76
View Details01/26/13String King2ndFG91 1/16 mTColonel E. R. Bradley Handicap-G3 4+ MOptimizerString KingBim Bam1:46.22
View Details12/08/12String King1stFG51 1/16 mTLouisiana Champions Day Turf Stakes 3+ MString KingLovely VinSadie's Soldier1:45.92
View Details03/02/12String King2ndFG61 mileTAllow 4+ M (S)WildrallyString KingClassic Cascade1:40.18
View Details01/07/12String King6thFG91 mileTDixie Poker Ace 4+ M (S)Old BushmillKissimmee KyleWildrally1:37.95
View Details12/10/11String King1stFG101 1/16 mTLA Champions Day Turf 3+ M (S)String KingKissimmee KyleWildrally1:45.40
View Details09/10/11String King4thLaD91 1/16 mTUnbridled 3+ MGolden YankLonesome StreetMystic1:41.29
View Details08/06/11String King10thLaD91 1/16 mDSuper Derby Prelude 3 MTrubsPopulist PoliticsGet In Da House1:46.60
View Details06/09/11String King1stLaD61 1/16 mTMSW 3+ MString KingTricky And QuickManchac1:45.40
View Details05/08/11String King9thLaD75 1/2 fDMSW 3 M (S)Bold RecruitAntiballisticSnow On the Bayou1:04.84