The Lecomte Stakes takes place at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans and is a qualifying race for the Kentucky Derby with points 10-4-2-1 for the top 4 finishers. It will be a mile and 70 yards and has a $300,000 purse.

Below is a look at the field with updated morning line odds from Fair Grounds:

1. Wicked Indeed, 12-1 (Tapit – Steve Asmussen – 2:1-0-1 – $29,330)

2. Malpais, 12-1
 (Hard Spun – Joe Sharp – 2:1-0-1 – $32,200)

3. Tackett, 6-1 (Limehouse – Michael Stidham – 3:2-0-1 – $54,80.

4. Mr. Money, 5-1
 (Goldencents – Bret Calhoun – 4:1-2-0 – $150,400)

5. Night Ops, 30-1
 (Warrior’s Reward – Keith Desormeaux – 5:0-2-0 – $31,035)


6. Hog Creek Hustle, 12-1
 (Overanalyze – Vickie Foley – 4:2-0-1 – $81,300)

7. Roiland, 12-1
 (Successful Appeal – Tom Amoss – 4:2-1-0 – $77,660)


8. War of Will, 6-1
 (War Front – Mark Casse – 5:1-1-1 – $131,569

9. Mo Speed, 20-1
 (Uncle Mo – Mark Casse – 3:2-0-1 – $56,851)

10. Chase the Ghost, 12-1
 (Ghostzapper – Dallas Stewart – 5:1-2-0 – $43,077)

11. Tight Ten, 8-1
 (Tapit – Steve Asmussen – 4:1-2-0 – $98,500)

12. Plus Que Parfait, 9-2
 (Point of Entry – Brendan Walsh – 4:1-1-2 – $86,400)

13. Manny Wah, 10-1
 (Will Take Charge – Wayne Catalano – 7:2-2-1 – $99,225)

14. Admire, 20-1
 (Cairo Prince – Dale Romans – 2:1-0-0 – $48,060)

AE. West Texas, 20-1 (Flat Out – Bernard Flint – 1:1-0-0 – $12,000)

Summary: There are plenty of horses that could win this race and most have the opportunity to finish in the top 4. Time to box the top four horses. 12-9-8-11

Plus Que Parfait-  Mr. Money-  War of Will –  Tight Ten-

 

The Kentucky Derby Qualifying Schedule:

Jan. 25- Smarty Jones

Feb. 2- Withers

Feb. 2- Robert B. Lewis

Feb. 2-  Holy Bull

Feb. 9-  Sam F. Davis

Feb. 16-  El Camino Real Derby

Feb. 18-  Southwest

Kentucky Derby Championship Series (16 races)

Feb. 16-  Risen Star

March 2-  Fountain of Youth

March 9-  Tampa Bay Derby

March 9-  Gotham

March 9-  San Felipe

March 16-  Jeff Ruby Steaks

March 16-  Rebel

March 23-  Louisiana Derby

March 24-  Sunland Derby

March 30-  UAE Derby

March 30-  Florida Derby

April 6-  Wood Memorial

April 6-  Blue Grass

April 6-  Santa Anita Derby

April 13-  Lexington

April 13-  Arkansas Derby

 

Schedule subject to change.