Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Intense Holiday to break from rail in La. Derby

3 years 2 months 4 weeks ago March 26, 2014 Mar 26, 2014 Wednesday, March 26 2014 March 26, 2014 2:02 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Intense Holiday has drawn the first post position and is listed as a 2-1 morning line favorite for Saturday's $1 million Grade III Louisiana Derby, one of the premier prep races for the Kentucky Derby.

Trained by Todd Pletcher, Intense Holiday already has a major victory at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race course, taking the Grade II Risen Star Stakes last month.

There are two second favorites listed at 4-1: Lecomte Stakes winner Vicar's In Trouble, starting from the sixth post, and similarly named In Trouble in the ninth slot.

Risen Star runner-up Albano, trained by Larry Jones, drew the 10th post position and is listed at 9-2 odds.

Rise Up, trained by Tom Amoss, will start from the eighth post, opening at 10-1 odds.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days