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3rd Stakes-Winner For US Freshman Sire Roman Ruler
US Gr1-winning millionaire 7YO freshman stallion Roman Ruler (Fusaichi Pegasus-Silvery Swan, by Silver Deputy) recorded his 3rd 1st-crop stakes-winner when juvenile colt Rule (Roman Ruler-Rockcide, by Personal Flag) demolished his rivals by 9-lengths in the US$175,000 Jean Lafitte Stakes (8 furlongs) for 2YOs at Delta Downs. Rule (ridden by Corey Lanerie for trainer Todd Pletcher) defeated fellow colts Grand Slam Andre (Grand Slam-Spring Free, by Royal Academy) & Oak Motte (Valid Expectations-Raven’s Bride, by Cherokee Colony). Rule took his record to 2 wins & 2 placings from 4 starts for US$146,700 earnings.