Ticker
  • Quiet Business (16-1) powers home to win the Bewitch at Keeneland.Posted 7 hours ago
  • Celtic Chaos (7-1) gets up on the wire to win the Affirmed Success.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Girvin, the Kentucky Derby points leader, has a quarter crack, via Byron King.Posted 1 day ago
  • Party Boat (7-2) takes the Memories of Silver on the Aqueduct turf.Posted 5 days ago
  • Dolphus (6-5), Rachel Alexandra's half-brother, wins AQU allowance; Shagaf lastPosted 5 days ago
  • Multiplier (4-1) kicks it in late to get past Hedge Fund in the Illinois Derby.Posted 6 days ago
  • Collected (3-5) rolls home much the best in the Californian.Posted 6 days ago
  • Imperative (5-1) surges past Matt King Coal for his second win in the Charles Town Classic.Posted 6 days ago
  • Itsinthepost (5-2) proves best in Keeneland's Elkhorn.Posted 6 days ago
  • Inordinate (5-2) surges to victory in the San Juan Capistrano.Posted 6 days ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Kentucky Derby 2017

Snug flees Star Guitar at Louisiana Downs

Snug is sort of the Sham of the older Louisiana-bred ranks. He would arguably be his division’s leader were it not for Star Guitar, just as many believed Sham would have been the top 3-year-old back in 1973 had he not been part of the same crop as Secretariat.


Snug, 6, played runner-up to Star Guitar in the two richest Louisiana-bred stakes on the calendar last winter, the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds in December, and the $200,000 Premier Night Championship at Delta Downs in February.


Saturday, he gets away from Star Guitar in the $50,000 John Franks Memorial, one of two statebred stakes that open the stakes schedule at Louisiana Downs. Star Guitar is passing on the one-mile turf race to await a main track stakes at Evangeline Downs.


Snug, meanwhile, is a multiple winner on the grass. He took the $100,000 Louisiana Cup Turf Classic last spring at Louisiana Downs, darting to a 1 1/2-length win to earn one of the best Beyer Figures of his career, a 91.

Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories