Son of Oxbow leads all the way in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on same day Baffert-trained Life Is Good drops out of Kentucky Derby.
Juddmonte Farms' Mandaloun is the 8-to-5 favourite for the premier race at Fair Grounds on a stakes-packed card of racing.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred is 87th stakes winner for his sire Into Mischief and now a leading Kentucky Derby contender.
Undefeated Senor Buscador meets Keepmeinmind, trained by Canadian-born Robertino Diodoro in important Grade 2 at Fair Grounds.
Racing in the US continues on and there are plenty of stakes races, Canadian horses and horsepeople to cheer on while we stay home.
Mr. Monomoy runs faster in his division of the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes, while Modernist puts Bill Mott back in Kentucky Derby picture.
Anneau D'Or makes his 3-year-old debut Feb. 15 in 2nd division of the Risen Star while Ontario bred Perfect Revenge competes in 1st division.