Risen Star Stakes

Derby Dollars Contest Analysis: Risen Star Stakes In The Weekend Spotlight

The goal of the Derby Dollars Contest, sponsored by 123bet.com and The Paulick Report, is to score points as if wagering to win, place and show. $2,500 in cash prizes are on the line in this really fun and exciting contest. There are 17 races in the contest, including the Kentucky Derby. In the first […]

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TCI: Risen Star And Southwest Stakes Headline Presidents’ Day Weekend

Jon & Joel break down last weekend’s prep results from the Sam Davis & San Vicente stakes, and discuss their impact on the year’s Derby Trail and the TCI Top 10, where there is the first major shakeup to the list this season. They also preview the upcoming President’s Day weekend slate, featuring a pair […]

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Instilled Regard Surge Como Favorito Este Sábado En El Risen Star Stakes

El Risen Star Stakes (G2, $400,000) reviste una gran importancia en la ruta al Kentucky Derby (G1), ya que el ganador obtiene 50 puntos que pudieran asegurar su participación en la histórica competencia. La edición de este año, a disputarse en 1700 metros en la pista de Fair Grounds, reunió a diez aspirantes con Instilled […]

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Instilled Regard Returns For G2 Risen Star Stakes; Hollendorfer Trainee Made 8-5 Morning Line Favorite In Field Of 10

Following a victory in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes, OXO Equine LLC’s Instilled Regard is set for his return to the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots when he faces nine other 3-year-olds in the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes, which is the second of three local preps on Churchill Downs’ Road to The […]

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Lukas Commits ‘Competitive’ Grade 1-Placed Bravazo To Saturday’s Risen Star

Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas considered cross entering Gr. II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes entrant Bravazo in Oaklawn Park’s Grade III $500,000 Southwest Stakes on Monday Feb. 19, but the conditioner will opt to send the 3-year-old son of Awesome Again to the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for Saturday’s race. “I’m committing him to the race […]

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Risen Star: Pletcher Trainee Noble Indy Shows ‘A Tremendous Amount Of Talent’

Trainer Todd Pletcher seems to always have his hands full this time of year with solid Kentucky Derby possibilities and this year appears to be no exception. On Saturday, Pletcher’s army of Derby hopefuls will be represented by Noble Indy in the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ Grade II $400.000 Risen Star Stakes, the second of […]

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Report: Setback Rules Mask Out Of Risen Star Stakes

The promising 3-year-old colt Mask, who captured the Mucho Macho Man Stakes in just his second career start, has been sidelined due to a setback. The Daily Racing Form reports that the undisclosed setback will force the undefeated son of Tapit to miss his next start in the G2 Risen Star Stakes Feb. 17. Trainer Chad Brown […]

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Mid-Atlantic Leading Freshman Sire El Padrino Succumbs To Colic

Current Mid-Atlantic leading freshman and 2-year-old sire El Padrino, 8, was euthanized on Wednesday, Nov. 22 following a series of bouts with colic and subsequent surgeries at New Bolton Center. One of the region’s most popular stallions, the syndicated son of Pulpit stood at Northview PA in Peach Bottom, Pa., since entering stud in 2014. […]

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‘A Great Work’ Puts Girvin In The Mix For Haskell Invitational

Multiple graded stakes winner Girvin put in his final official breeze this morning as he prepares for his next start in the 50th renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational on July 30 at Monmouth Park. The 3-year-old colt by Tale of Ekati went to the track at Saratoga this morning and […]

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Risen Star Winner Girvin Will Face Eight Rivals In Louisiana Derby

Brad Grady’s lightly raced Girvin headlines next Saturday’s Grade II $1 million Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby in which he will face off against eight other sophomores in the 1 1/8 miles event on the main track at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The Louisiana Derby is the final Fair Grounds prep for the Grade I […]

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