Cheering for Louisiana Breds in Breeders’ Cup Undercard Races
There are two Accredited Louisiana Breds entered in the Breeders’ Cup Undercard Races.
On Friday, November 3, Valene Farms, LLC’s Accommodate Eva is entered in the G1 Net Jets’ Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies. The two-year-old filly by Munnings out of Accommodate, was bred by Brad King and Todd Fincher. John R. Velazquez will be in the irons for trainer Dallas Stewart.
On Saturday, November 4, Liberal Lady is an alternate for race 12, a $100,000 allowance race. Bred by Coteau Grove Farms, LLC, the three-year-old filly is trained by Leonard Powell for owner Marsha Naify.
Louisiana race fans will also recognize Louisiana native, Kent Desormeaux who is slated to ride Fly on Fantasy in the Golden State Juvenile Fillies Stake as well as Shady Appeal in the Golden State Juvenile Stakes, both on Friday. Saturday, Brian J. Hernandez has the mount for Stage Raider in the Bigg Ass Fans Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. Additionally trainer Tom Amoss is saddling Alys Beach Friday in the Net Jets’ Breeders’ Cup Fillies, and Hoosier Philly in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff on Saturday.
Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA) congratulates all of these local connections competing in these prestigious events and wishes them all success this weekend.