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Sierra Leone bags Risen Star with big late kick

February 17, 2024 0

Despite receiving no pace assistance and being forced to rally extremely wide over a sloppy track, Sierra Leone would not be denied in Saturday’s $400,000 Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds, overhauling Track Phantom in […]

Angel of Empire gets his wings in Risen Star

February 18, 2023 0

After an admirable second to loose-on-the-lead stablemate Victory Formation in the Smarty Jones S. at Oaklawn Park, Angel of Empire thrived with added ground, and a contested pace, in Saturday’s Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds. […]

Epicenter runs away with Risen Star

February 19, 2022 0

After being caught on the wire in the Jan. 22 Lecomte (G3), Epicenter moved forward with a massive performance in Saturday’s $400,000 Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds, dominating the 85-point Road to the Kentucky […]

Expectations high for Smile Happy in Risen Star

February 14, 2022 0

Expectations are already very high for Smile Happy ahead of the three-year-old colt’s season debut in the $400,000 Risen Star S. (G2) at Fair Grounds on Saturday. The son of Runhappy comfortably won both starts […]

Five points to ponder: 2021 Risen Star

February 12, 2021 0

Saturday’s $400,000 Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds ushers in the Kentucky Derby Championship Series with more points up for grabs. A sign of the trail’s increasing momentum toward the first Saturday in May, the […]

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