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2011 Super Derby (G2)

Date/Track:
9/10/2011, Louisiana Downs
Post Time:
5:21 PM CT
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:52.29

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Super Derby (G2)...

Shackleford has been burning up the track in preparation for the Indiana Derby on Saturday. Shack's posted two brilliant works, he seems ready to fire a monster race at Hoosier Park. A good performance in the Indiana Derby will set him up beautifully for The Breeders' Cup.Read More
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  • Paladin · Wiburn will surprise. Well rested and sitting on a big one · 934 days ago ·
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  • ruffian65 · Welcome to Indy Shackleford!! Good luck to you and your connections!! · 933 days ago ·
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Breaking news regarding the 2011 Indiana Derby and the possible entrants - It's looking to be a star studded field set to contest this grade II event. Topping last years Derby will be hard, but with these additions, this could be the best Indiana Derby field ever!Read More
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  • cowgirlie229 · Shack is pretty good, but I really was pulling for Mucho Macho Man to race! I love that horse! He's a Georgia horse like mine. Gotta root for him! · 935 days ago ·
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  • TampaBayDowns Fan · I'm so glad i might get to meet Dale Romans! I get to see Shackleford regardless, but I want to meet Dale too! · 934 days ago ·
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Say what you will about how the pace unfolded in yesterday’s Super Derby, but one thing you cannot deny is that the winner is a horse on a roll … and a Derby roll at that. Undefeated now in four starts in 2011, Prayer For Relief first jumped on the Derby train with a win in Prairie Meadows’ Iowa Der...Read More
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  • BrianZipse · Yes, the amount of useless information I have in my head is indeed boundless ;-) · 948 days ago ·
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  • DeadHeat · He has not overly impressed me. It is easy to rack up wins when the competition you face is so inferior to you. I'm glad he is taking his game to a new level, but I don't see him hitting the board in the Classic. · 945 days ago ·
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Prayer For Relief broke on top and never looked back in Saturday's Grade 2 Super Derby from Louisiana Downs.Read More
  • tktile · I am sick to stomach today. I capped the 10th and 11th race to perfection and only cashed place and show bets in each. I was stuck at my tile store until late and had to rush to the track but I did my handicapping at home so I had a value plan for the 10th on #7 Gung Ho who's workouts suggested he was on the improve and was a much better value than his 12/1 M/L suggested. The betting public agreed and knocked him down to 9/2. But my choice as the A+ horse was #8 Top Cat Boogie who was 5/1 M/L and going off at 12/1 when I got to the track. Was the public reading the same program. 12/1 on the high speed figure and my top contender!! I went to mattresses on him and keyed him on top. $20 win/place 5 times $1 perfecta 8w1,7,9,11 ran 10 times(I hate paying taxes for handicapping good) .50 tri 8 w1,7,9,11 ran 10 times and .10 super 8w1,7,9,11 ran 10 times. If you watched the race my horse (Gung Ho) who I was driving down to bet won by a nose in a photo finish over my key horse. Had I called in my bet i would have won $1,180 on win $680 on place $627 perfecta $2,403 tri and $2,559 super. Instead I keyed the 8 and not the 7,8 w 1,7,8,9,11 and only cashed a $502 place bet. Alright I'm pretty sick at the moment but I had capped the 11th and had a small profit in my pocket and I loved #9 Awsome Bet in the next race. To make things better I loved #4 Populist Politics also. And when I saw those odds of #9 12/1 and #4 20/1 I said self were going to make some money on this race. I figured the #1 and #5 (who I thought would have a regression coming off a best speed figure)would get in a speed dual and the 4 & 9 woul d come running late. Furthermore what's not to like about the #6 Alteration who was up against it in this one but I liked to come in 2nd,3rd or 4th. I wasn't going to make the same mistake this time $20 win/place on the 4,9 5 times 4,9 w 4,5,6,9 perfecta, trifecta and super same bets as previous race. The race went down like this... The #5 got the lead as expected but the #1 didn't get out of the gate my 4,9 had nice position but when I saw a .50 1/2 mile I knew I might be up against it but my horses came charging late and briefky took the lead but the #5 had to much left in the tank a won by a 1/2 length. I tasted throw up in my mouth. Why do I not box when I only like 4 horses in the race. In fact the #5 was such an obvious choice how could I not play a defense per tri super keying the #5 if the pace didn't set up. I cashed a $460 place bet. Salt on the wound when #4 PP paid $9.20 to show. I'm sick. The money I should have made and just figure how close I was twice in a row to making I would estimate around $15K a race had my horse got that length or nose. Thanks for listening my girl says atleast you didn't lose but I feel awful and lost my pride. And like in tennis they were unforced errors because I know better. If you need a winner don't ask me but if your looking for a good place or show horse I'm your guy. · 948 days ago ·
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The 2011 Super Derby looks to be a an exciting renewal, with 9 starters making it one of the largest fields in recent years.Read More
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  • MichaelPavelick · @mdracing69 88 is good enough. It really depends if thats a improvement from his previous ungraded races, because it was off of a layoff. It also depends on PFR's speed rating in his w. Virg. derby victory. I will probably have a complete picture on Friday evening. So far to me Trubs is a exciting 12-1 shot. · 951 days ago ·
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  • RamonDimas · PRAYER FOR RELIEF will and have 2 beat ALTERNATION!! · 951 days ago ·
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Louisiana Downs toyed with the date of its marquee race this year by moving the Grade 2, $500,000 Super Derby up two weeks to Saturday. The gamble has paid off. Entries for 1 1/8-mile race were taken Wednesday, and the track drew one of its largest and most competitive fields in years, with the grou...Read More
The plan from the start was to run a colt named Alternation in the $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga.Those plans have changed. The Aug. 27 Travers, which will be run at 1 1/4 miles, has been replaced by the $500,000, Grade II Super Derby at Louisiana Downs at 1 1/8 miles on Sept. 11.Read More

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