Super Derby

Equibase Analysis: Washington Invader Can Upset Louisiana’s Super Derby

The 36th running of the Grade 2, $400,000 Super Derby only drew seven horses. Four of those horses are Louisiana breds trying to win the $240,000 winner’s share of a purse that might be hard to come by in a state-bred race. None of the seven entered has ever won a graded stakes. Allied Air Raid […]

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Louisiana Downs Reschedules Super Derby For Sept. 12

Louisiana Downs officials have rescheduled the Grade 2 Super Derby from Sept. 5 to Sept. 12, according to a Daily Racing Form report. Trent McIntosh, director of racing operations for the track, said he believed the shift would allow the race to fit better in the national racing calendar. The race’s distance of 1 1/8 […]

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Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: ‘Trouble’-Maker

Vicar’s in Trouble returned home to Louisiana last Saturday and came away with another stakes victory, this time in the Grade 2 Super Derby. The dark bay son of Into Mischief has certainly shown an affinity for the racetracks in his home state. Earlier this year, the colt recorded wins in the G2 Louisiana Derby […]

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Vicar’s in Trouble Dominates Super Derby

Ramsey Farm’s Vicar’s in Trouble put in a sparkling performance at Louisiana Downs on Saturday, romping home through the stretch to win the Grade 2, $400,000 Super Derby. The winner sat off a pace set by Ide Be Cool, moving up to challenge the leader nearing the far turn after decent fractions of :23.10 and […]

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Departing Leaves Super Derby Field Behind

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Departing, ridden by Robby Albarado, came from just off the pace to win Saturday’s 34th running of the Grade 2 $500,000 Super Derby at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in impressive fashion. Trained by Al Stall Jr., Departing was sent off as a prohibitive 3-10 favorite in the seven-horse field. Bashaar, trained […]

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Departing the Early Favorite in Super Derby

Seven sophomore colts and geldings will contest the $500,000 Grade 2 Super Derby at 1-1/8 miles Saturday at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. Topping the field for the 34th running of the late summer staple will be Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s two-time Derby winner, Departing. A winner of five of his seven lifetime starts, Departing drew […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Bourbon Courage

Bourbon Courage had not cantered back to the winner’s circle after his victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 Super Derby before one candid observer taking a break after looking at Keeneland September sales yearlings said: “They ought to send a ship to Turkey and bring a couple of those horses back.” He was referring to the […]

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Bourbon Courage looks to Breeders’ Cup post Super Derby victory

After winning the Grade 2 $500,000 Super Derby on Saturday at Louisiana Downs, the connections to Bourbon Courage are laying all the cards on the table in regards to where the Lion Heart colt will compete next. The Breeders’ Cup Classic or the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile are both options being taken into consideration for […]

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Fantasy ‘Capping with Chris: Super Derby

We’re nearing the halfway point of the Breeders’ Cup Fantasy ‘Capping challenge, where players try to pick the winner (or top three finisher) of an important race leading up to November’s Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park.  It’s week 6 of the challenge, and while Chris has yet to find his stride so far, he’s […]

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