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2020 La Troienne Stakes Race Favorites, Longshots and Predictions

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2020 La Troienne Stakes Race Favorites, Longshots and Predictions

2020 La Troienne Stakes Race – Female horses will take the field in the 2020 edition of the La Troienne Stakes. In this USD500,000 Grade 1 American thoroughbred horse race, it’s for fillies and mares, age four and older. The race has a distance of 1 1/16 miles or 1.710 kilometers. Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky will become the venue as it takes place on September 4. The event is part of a loaded Kentucky Oaks program. It features Alysheba, Eight Belles, Edgewood and Twin Spires Turf Sprint. The first race begins at 11:00 AM. Lastly, the last race will commence at 6:20 PM. Online betting sites will be in for a challenge. This is because they will need to pick among the field as all are capable winners.

2020 La Troienne Stakes Race

When: Friday, September 4
Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
TV: Fox Sports 2
Livestream: NBCSN

The Race

Inaugurated on May 3, 1986, as the Louisville Budweiser Breeders’ Cup Handicap, the La Troienne Stakes was initially run at a distance of 1 1/8 miles (1.810 kilometers). Everything started in a small field of four starters. Hopeful Word became the winner at the initial staging of the event. In 2010, the event was again renamed to La Troienne. Later in 2014, this particular race was upgraded to Grade 1. One of the notable editions of the race was the 2010 event. In the race, 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra was beaten by Unbridled Belle by a head. One notable horse that won the La Troienne Stakes is Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Others included US Champion Older Female Horse winner Escena (1996) and 2007 US Champion Older Female Horse Ginger Punch (2008).

Betting on Horse Racing at the 2020 La Troienne Stakes Race

Topping the list of entries is Monomoy Girl, aiming to stretch her winning run to four races and 12th overall. Monomoy Girl last took the turf on July 11 in the one-mile Ruffian Stakes at Belmont Park and placed first. Monomoy Girl will face capable adversaries in the race. This includes last year’s winner She’s a Julie and 2020 Personal Ensign first placer Vexatious. Others will include Groupie Doll Stakes topnotcher Lady Kate, Beholder Mile Stakes champion Ce Ce and five-year-old veteran Saracosa.

2020 La Troienne Stakes Race Probable Entries

  1. Horologist
  2. Vexatious
  3. With Dignity
  4. Saracosa
  5. Risky Mandate
  6. She’s a Julie
  7. Lady Kate
  8. Monomoy Girl*


* – Favorite


Monomoy Girl will be the best pick for the Grade 1 stakes race, according to top online sportsbooks. The five-year-old mare has the best record among the six with the 12-first place finishes in 14 starts. Monomoy Girl will have to face 2019 winner She’s a Julie. Among Horologist, Vexatious, With Dignity, Risky Mandate, Lady Kate and Saracosa, any of them could pull off a surprise. Each and everyone in the race as they are looking take home the La Troienne Stakes.