The Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots is hosting their Louisiana Derby Preview Card on February 25. It will feature 38 horses competing in 38 graded stakes races, with the $400,000 Risen Star (gr. II) being the highlight of the day.

The Risen Star will see Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) winner Guest Suite compete, as well as Mo Town, who won last year’s Remsen Stakes and will make his three-year-old racing season debut. The first stakes race of the day will be the $125,000 Mineshaft Handicap. The horse to beat in that one will be International Star, who won the Lecomte and Risen Star in 2015, as well as the Louisiana Derby (gr. II).

Below is a list of each race and the competition.

Mineshaft Handicap (gr. III)

Post Position Horse
1 Rise Up (KY)
2 Eagle (KY)
3 December Seven (KY)
4 Dalmore (FL)
5 Mo Tom (KY)
6 Dazzling Gem (KY)
7 Honorable Duty (KY)
8 International Star (NY)

Rachel Alexandria Stakes (gr. II)

Post Position Horse
1 Untapped (KY)
2 Farrell (KY)
3 Shane’s Girlfriend (FL)
4 Majestic Quality (KY)
5 Valadorna (KY)
6 Wicked Lick (KY)
7 Gris Gris (KY)

Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT)

Post Position Horse
1 Bullards Alley (KY)
2 Greengrassofyoming (KY)
3 Blame Angel (KY)
4 One Mean Man (KY)
5 Granny’s Kitten (PA)
6 Enterprising (FL)
7 Golden Soul (KY)
8 Western Reserve (KY)
9 Oscar Nominated (KY)

Risen Star Stakes (gr. II)

Post Position Horse
1 Girvin (KY)
2 Untrapped (KY)
3 Local Hero (KY)
4 Arklow (KY)
5 Shareholder Value (KY)
6 Guest Suite (KY)
7 U S Officer (KY)
8 Cool Arrow (KY)
9 Mo Town (KY)
10 Takeoff (KY)
11 Sorry Erik (KY)
12 Horse Fly (KY)
13 It’s Your Nickel (KY)
14 So Conflated (FL)

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