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Asmussen ‘Looking For Steady Progress’ From Gun Runner

Trainer Steve Asmussen is in the enviable position of having a talented sophomore colt with feasibly enough Kentucky Derby qualification points to make the field on the First Saturday in May even before his final prep. Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner earned 50 points in the Grade II $400,000 Risen Star Stakes […]

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Mo Tom The Morning-Line Choice For $1 Million Louisiana Derby

The 103rd running of the Grade II Louisiana Derby offers a $1,000,000 purse, awards 170 Kentucky Derby points (split 100-40-20-10) and has attracted a field of 11 3-year-old colts to travel its 1 1/8 miles over Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots’ main track on Saturday, March 26. Won by the likes of Kentucky […]

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Geroux Wins Three Fair Grounds Stakes For Jockey Of The Week Title

Jockey Florent Geroux went back to back winning two graded stakes races on the excellent Saturday card at Fair Grounds Racecourse capping a four win day aboard Derby hopeful Gun Runner. That big effort led to him being unanimously named this week’s Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for February 16th – February 22nd. The […]

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Updated Derby Point Standings: Gun Runner Takes Over Top Spot

The Road to the Kentucky Derby took a big leap forward on Saturday, when the point values of the qualifying races jumped from 10 points to the winner to 50 points. Winchell and Three Chimney’s Gun Runner vaulted to the top of the leaderboard with his half-length victory in the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes […]

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Laoban Out Of Risen Star; Bistraya, Gun Runner Post Final Works

One of the two California shippers for the Grade II $400,000 Veterans Ford Risen Star Stakes will be scratched. McCormick Racing and Southern Equine’s Laoban, an Eric Guillot trainee who finished third last out in the Grade III Sham Stakes at Santa Anita, was pulled from Saturday’s 1 1/16-miles race on Monday morning. According to […]

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