The next stop on the Road to the Kentucky Derby is Saturday's Grade 2 Louisiana Derby, offering 100 points to the winner. Also this weekend on Sunday, the Sunland Derby will have 50 points on the line in New Mexico.
In the Louisiana Derby as the slight favorite is Southwest winner My Boy Jack for trainer Keith Desormeaux. The colt will face off with local hope Snapper Sinclair, as well as the highly regarded ship-ins Bravazo and Noble Indy. At Sunland Park, the 12-horse field includes names like Peace and Hollywood Star.
Some of the stars entered in this weekend's graded stakes races include The Player and Good Samaritan (New Orleans H.), Synchrony (Muniz Memorial), and Paradise Woods (Santa Monica).
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