Revolutionary made favorite for Louisiana Derby

Revolutionary has been made the 3-1 favorite in a full field of

14 for Saturday’s $1 million Louisiana Derby at the Fair


The 3-year-old colt trained by Todd Pletcher drew the No. 3 post

position Wednesday. Winner of the Withers Stakes, Revolutionary

will be ridden by Javier Castellano.

Code West is the second choice at 9-2, with Palace Malice third

at 5-1. The horses finished second and third, respectively, in the

Risen Star.

The 1 1/8-mile race is a prep for the May 4 Kentucky Derby and

is worth 100 qualifying points to the winner, with 40 points for

second, 20 for third and 10 for fourth. Total points will determine

the 20 starters for the Kentucky Derby.

Also entered are Departing, Titletown Five, Proud Strike,

Mylute, Sunbean, Golden Soul, Ground Transport, Hip Four Sixtynine,

Brazilian Court and Whiskey Bravo.

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