louisiana champions day classic

Underpressure Improves To Dominate Lousiana Champions Day Classic

In Saturday’s Louisiana Champions Day action at the Fair Grounds, Mallory Greiner’s Underpressure rated mid-pack early in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, took over off the final turn and held firm late. “Obviously we wanted to be up a little closer and were hoping that he would break running,” said jockey Corey Lanerie. “He […]

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Mobile Bay Defends His Title In Louisiana Champions Day Classic

A 10-month layoff appeared to be no issue for Tigertail Ranch’s Louisiana millionaire Mobile Bay as he successfully defended his title in an epic renewal of the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic when the gutsy iron horse with nine stakes victories outnodded challenger Grande Basin Saturday at the Fair Grounds. Piloted by Diego Saenz and […]

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Millionaire Louisiana-Bred Sunbean Retired

Sunbean has been a force to be reckoned with on the Louisiana-bred stakes circuit since he won the Louisiana Futurity in 2012, in just his second career start. Now a 7-year-old, the ever-consistent gelding has officially been retired, reports the Daily Racing Form, due to a recurring tendon injury. “We wouldn’t take any chance with […]

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Mobile Bay Runs Away With Louisiana Champions Day Classic

Tigertail Ranch’s Mobile Bay entered Saturday’s featured $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic as the lone graded stakes winner in the field and asserted said class in a dominant 4 3/4-length triumph under a heady ride by Diego Saenz. An iron horse, having raced 24 times over the last two seasons, the 17-hand dark bay appeared […]

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The Pickett Factor Decisive In Louisiana Champions Day Classic Victory

Melissa Cantacuzene’s The Pickett Factor got his revenge on Mobile Bay Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, beating his graded stakes-winning rival for the second time in three meetings this season with a dominant performance in the $150,000 Twinspires.com Louisiana Champions Day Classic. Winning for the sixth time in eight career starts, […]

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Mobile Bay Headlines Competitive Louisiana Champions Day Classic

Tigertail Ranch’s talented homebred Mobile Bay tops a highly competitive renewal of the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic on Dec. 12 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The Classic goes as race 10 on a 13-race Saturday card and is contested at 1 1/8 miles on the main track for 3-year-old and up accredited […]

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It’s a Girl: Leading Louisiana-Bred Star Guitar Sires First Foal

The Blood-Horse reported that the all-time leading Louisiana-bred, Star Guitar’s first foal is a filly, born Jan. 13 at Clear Creek Stud in Louisiana. The chestnut weanling is out of an Malibu Moon mare named Luna Bean, an unraced full sister to Grade 1 winner Malibu Mint. She was bred by Star Guitar’s owners and breeders Brittlyn […]

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Star Guitar wins record third Louisiana Champions Day Classic

NEW ORLEANS (Saturday, December 10, 2011) – The shooting Star Guitar keeps ascending – higher and higher for Brittlyn Stable as the quest to become the top Louisiana-bred money winner of all time continues. The hero of the last two $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classics made it three straight in the showcase event on Saturday’s Louisiana […]

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Star Guitar shooting for 5th consecutive Louisiana Champions Day win

Star Guitar will try for an unprecedented fifth consecutive Louisiana Champions Day win Saturday at Fair Grounds when he goes postward in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic, reports the Thoroughbred Times. The 6-year-old son of Quiet American is one of the most successful Louisiana-breds of all time. His run on Champions Day stakes began […]

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Zipse at the Track: Star Guitar B. Goode

Blogger Brian Zipse tries his hand at songwriting, inspired by Star Guitar’s second straight win in the Louisiana Champions Day Classic and of course, Chuck Berry.

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