The Lecomte Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race held at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a 1 1/16-mile Grade III Stakes race for three-year-old horses. It has also been raced at a mile and at a mile and 70 yards. It currently offers a purse of $200,000, and is normally run in mid-January. Trainers use it as a prep race for the Louisiana Derby, and potentially the Kentucky Derby.
LECOMTE STAKES PREVIEW
The Lecomte Stake 2021 version will take place on Saturday, January 16th.
The full field from the rail out: Midnight Bourbon, Arabian Prince, Beep Beep, Proxy, Game Day Plan, Santa Cruiser, Red N Wild, Manor House, Mandaloun, and Dyn O Mite.
Everyone top choice for this is Mandaloun. What the expert have noted is this horse has to really work hard to win, It doesnt come easy. He will start at post #10.
Some others that you may wish to include in your wager are Manor House from post #9.In his debut at Laurel Park he looked very good. He shows early spped but ould be better just staying with the pace.He is worth watching along the Road to the Kentucky Derby.
From post #3 is Beep Beep. He is an up and comer with an impressive debut win at Churchill Downs.
Along the rail at post #1 is Midnight Bourbon.He was second at the Iroquois Stakes and third at the Champagne Stakes in his last race. He has speed and fits into this group very well.
Post #4 is Proxy who has two consecutive wins and both were with ease. A definite chance to win.
Arabian Prince from the @2 spot is coming off a third place at the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes. Likely to finish in some money.
Santa Crusier at #7 shows improvement every time out. In his last race he won from post to wire a good amount. Check the price as this may be you best value bet.
Lecomte Stakes ALSO RANS
#11 Dyn O Mite
#5 Regular Guy
#6 Game Day Plan
#8 Red N Wild
Our pick: Proxy to win. Midnight Bourbon, Mandaloun, Santa Cruiser to follow.
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