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
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.