Risen Star

‘Thrilled To Be There’: Owner-Trainer Of Risen Star Scores With Hero Of The Future At Gulfstream

Best known as the co-owner and trainer of Risen Star, the 3-year-old male champion of 1988, Louis Roussel III brightened up a rainy afternoon when his Hero of the Future splashed home an easy 4 ¼-length winner in Friday’s opener at Gulfstream Park. It was the first starter of the spring-summer meet for Roussel, 74, […]

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Enforceable Tabbed As Lukewarm Favorite In 14-Strong Louisiana Derby

John Oxley’s Enforceable, who won the Lecomte (G3) in advance of a second place run behind the recently sidelined Mr. Monomoy in the first division of the Risen Star (G2) presented by Lamarque Ford-Lincoln, has been tabbed as Mike Diliberto’s 7-2 lukewarm morning line favorite over 13 fellow 3-year-olds for Saturday’s $1 million Twinspires.com Louisiana […]

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Jeff Ruby Steaks: One-Eyed Finnick The Fierce ‘Seems To Have Taken To The Polytrack’

The field for the $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park is coming together, with 10 to 12 horses expected to seek the race’s points toward the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). Entries for the 1 1/8-mile race for 3-year-olds will be drawn Wednesday, March 11. The Jeff Ruby Steaks is the […]

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Minor Ankle Injury Knocks Mr. Monomoy Off Triple Crown Trail

Mr. Monomoy, the half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl and recent winner of the G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds, has been diagnosed with a minor ankle injury, reports the Daily Racing Form. The 3-year-old son of Palace Malice has subsequently been removed from Triple Crown consideration, and is en route to WinStar Farm for […]

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Fourth Time’s The Charm? Alvarado Derby Dreaming With Modernist

Pam and Martin Wygod’s Modernist, trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott and expertly piloted by Junior Alvarado, earned 50 Kentucky Derby qualifying points and an 84 Beyer Speed Figure with a prominent score in Saturday’s second division of the Grade 2 Risen Star at Fair Grounds. The dark bay son of Uncle Mo graduated […]

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Modernist Posts Front-Running Upset In Second Division Of Risen Star

A maiden winner over nine furlongs at Aqueduct in early January, Pam and Martin Wygod’s homebred Modernist was dismissed at odds of 12-1 in Saturday’s second division of the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes. The 3-year-old by Uncle Mo broke sharply and rushed up to battle for the lead early, then dug in through the […]

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Mr. Monomoy Powers Home On Top In First Division Of Risen Star

The half-brother to champion Monomoy Girl, Mr. Monomoy lived up to his breeding with a 2 1/2-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds. The 3-year-old son of Palace Malice grabbed the lead at the start, turned back a challenge from Blackberry Wine at the head of the lane, and […]

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Weekend Lineup: Risen Star Times Two

Good times are set to roll at Fair Grounds this weekend as its “Louisiana Derby Preview Day” will feature two divisions of the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes and the seasonal debut of champion British Idiom in the Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra. The first races designated as part of the “Championship Series” portion of the […]

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Owner Chester Thomas ‘Riding High’ With Three Shots In Risen Star

With five graded stakes wins and a Kentucky Derby horse, the past year seems like a dream to Allied Racing’s Chester Thomas. The calendar has flipped to 2020, but he still hasn’t been pinched. “It’s been an enormous wave and we’re still riding high,” Thomas said of his recent success. “It’s always fun to win, […]

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