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2011 Louisiana Derby (G2)

Date/Track:
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:49.92
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Older Comments about the 2011 Louisiana Derby (G2)...

You know what, the LD this year is not going to be the producer of the KD winner on May 7th. Can it be that a horse that has no acceleration and can go 1 1/8 in 1:49.92 can go 1 1/4 miles in around 2:01? I don't think so!
  • ajump08 · Fair Grounds is a deep, slow sand track, and the track was playing pretty slow all day, so I wouldn't fret over the time. The New Orleans Handicap was less than a second faster. I believe the top 4 all ran good enough to be considered for some of the major races down the line. Mucho Macho Man lost a shoe, and Elite Alex was both too far back and rediculously wide. Cleaner trips for both could changed the outcome greatly. · 2080 days ago
  • icyhotboo · Risen Star was the only horse of any quality to win the LD.Grindstone got a derby but he wasn't much. · 2080 days ago
At 10 minutes to post, the HRN Fan Odds are spot on: Macho is 8/5 and Elite Alex is 5/2.
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  • Thead'or · Weak?WEAK?! The poor animal lost his shoe and a little bit of his hoof out of the starting gate. Its outstanding he could even finish third on 3 legs. · 2080 days ago
  • arazi · Didn't know about that. That explains the flat run through the stretch. · 2080 days ago
Machen will win.........
Wow, what a line-up! It'll be so fun to watch to see who comes out on top!

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