Peter Redekop’s Anneau d’Or set for Rising Star – Saturday at the Fairgrounds

Peter Redekop

Local Breeder and Owner, Peter Redekop for the second year in a row has a horse on the Kentucky Derby Trail.

Anneau d’Or

Anneau d’Or broke his maiden back on September 29, 2019 at Golden Gate field in a Maiden Special Weight race by a very impressive 8 length victory.

His second lifetime start came in the Breeders Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita where he finished a very game second beaten just a head.

The Los Alamitos Futurity was his third lifetime start where lost a neck decision to Thousand Words.


The Rising Star is a $400,000 prep race having 50 Kentucky Derby Points to the winner.  If he wins he is almost assured a spot in the gate for the Kentucky Derby on May 2nd at Churchill Downs.

Fairgrounds have split the Rising Star into two divisions with Anneau d’Or in the second division, which is the 13th Race on Saturday’s 13 race card. The race is off at 3:12 PST here on the West Coast.

Trainer Blaine Wright has added blinkers and Joel Rosario takes over the reigns for the Rising Star.

THIRTEENTH RACE Probable Post 6:12 CST 
1 1/8 Miles. 3-Year-Olds. RisenStr (Grade 2). Purse: $400,000


 5   Liam’s Lucky Charm   Zayas E J    122       3-1 
 8   Anneau d’Or   Rosario J    122       7-2 
 1   Modernist   Alvarado J    122       6-1 
 9   Lynn’s Map   Lanerie C J    122       6-1 
 11   Mailman Money   Saez G    122       8-1 
 6   Excession   Santana R Jr    122       10-1 
 10   Finnick the Fierce   Leon S    122       12-1 
 3   Mr. Big News   Albarado R J    122       15-1 
 7   Major Fed   Leparoux J R    122       15-1 
 12   Ny Traffic   Castellano J J    122       15-1 
 2   Truculent   Carroll D    122       20-1 
 4   Fame to Famous   Hernandez C J    122       50-1 
     Blinkers On: Anneau d’Or 


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