Super Derby

Geroux Will Head To Louisiana Downs Sunday, Pilot Cox’s High North In Super Derby

In addition to the quality field of 3-year-olds set to compete Super Derby 39 on Sunday at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, fans will also have the opportunity to see one of the eminent riders in North America. Florent Geroux will make his Louisiana Downs debut on Sunday with six mounts on the Super Derby card. Born […]

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Amoss Hopes Lone Sailor Can ‘Take A Step Forward’ In Sunday’s Super Derby

A quality field of 3-year-olds will run in Super Derby 39 at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, on Sunday, September 2. The marquee day of the 2018 Louisiana Downs Thoroughbred meet will get underway at a special post time of 12:00 pm (Central). Leading the field is Lone Sailor who finished eighth in this year’s Run for […]

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Undefeated Autumn Warrior Sets Sights On Super Derby; Lone Sailor Joins Nominees

A full field in last Saturday’s $60,000 Super Derby Prelude put on quite a show at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. Three of the top four finishers from the Prelude now have their sights set on the Grade 3, $300,000 Super Derby on Sunday, September 2. The richest race of the 2018 Louisiana Downs Thoroughbred racing season will also be contested on the main […]

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Autumn Warrior Overcomes Trouble To Win Super Derby Prelude

A very exciting edition of Louisiana Cup Day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs took place on Saturday, August 4. The card featured seven stakes and purses of $420,000, highlighted by an exciting running of the $60,000 Super Derby Prelude. The stakes for 3-year-olds at the distance of a mile and one-sixteenth attracted a competitive field of 11. The top four will receive a […]

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Louisiana Downs Announces Purse Increase For 2018 Thoroughbred Season

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs has announced an increase in overnight race purses for the 2018 Thoroughbred season, effective June 30.  All overnight races, up to and including $12,500, will be increased by $1,500. All other purses will be raised by $1,000. The 84-day live racing season began on May 5 and the cards on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons have been well-received on-track as well as by […]

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Louisiana Downs’ 2018 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Led By Grade 3 Super Derby

The 2018 Thoroughbred racing season will get underway at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, May 5. The 84-day meet will include 14 stakes featured in two premier events, Louisiana Cup Day on Saturday, August 4 and Super Derby Day on Sunday, September 2. The live racing season will be highlighted by the running of the Grade […]

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Mr. Misunderstood Leaves No Doubt In Definitive Super Derby Win

Flurry Racing Stable LLC’s Mr. Misunderstood returned to the winner’s circle this afternoon at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, scoring a definitive victory in the season’s marquee race, the $200,000 Super Derby. The stakes for 3-year-olds was run this year on the Franks Turf Course at the distance of a mile and one-sixteenth. Trained by Brad Cox, […]

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Equibase Analysis: Phat Man Looks To Spring Upset In Super Derby

The 38th running of the $200,000 Super Derby will be the first running on turf and although only six are entered the race is very intriguing from a handicapping standpoint. Prelude Stakes winner Mr. Misunderstood and runner-up Fast Talking Man have experience on the course but three others may have a class edge as they […]

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Mr. Misunderstood Leads Field Of Six In $200,000 Super Derby

The draw took place Tuesday for Super Derby Day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, Sept. 9.  The program will get underway at 12:00 pm (Central) for the 13-race card which will feature seven turf stakes, highlighted by the running of the $200,000 Super Derby. The richest race of the 2017 Thoroughbred season is written for 3-year-olds going a mile and one-sixteenth on the […]

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