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Bourbon War

2019 Preakness Stakes Contender

Owner: Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable
Trainer: Mark Hennig
Jockey: Irad Ortiz Jr.
Post Position: 2
ML Odds: 12-1
Finish Position: 8th

Get to Know Bourbon War


Sire: Tapit (Pulpit)
Dam: My Conquestadory (Artie Schiller)
Date of Birth: February 23, 2016
Breeder: Conquest Stables, LLC

Starts: 6
Wins: 2
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 0
Earnings: $202,100

Last 4 Races


Date Track Race Finish
May 18, 2019Pimlico Race CoursePreakness Stakes (Gr. 1)8th
March 30, 2019Gulfstream ParkXpressbet Florida Derby (Gr. 1)4th
March 2, 2019Gulfstream ParkXpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes (Gr. 2)2nd
January 18, 2019Gulfstream ParkAllowance Optional Claiming1st

Bettor's Edge

By Jeremy Plonk

The deep-closing son of Tapit strung together a solid series of races this year at Gulfstream Park, including a runner-up in the Xpressbet Fountain of Youth and a fourth-place run in the Xpressbet Florida Derby. His rally came up three-quarters of a length short of third in the Florida Derby, which could have provided him enough qualifying points to make the Kentucky Derby field. Trainer Mark Hennig, third in the 2004 Preakness with Eddington, opted to bring Bourbon War to Old Hilltop after seeing Florida Derby rivals Maximum Security and Code of Honor perform so well in the Kentucky Derby. With neither of those coming to Pimlico, Bourbon War will try to deliver on the ‘key race’ handicapping angle.

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5.6.2019

Bourbon War Added to List of 2019 Preakness Stakes Probables

BALTIMORE, MD – Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable’s Bourbon War, fourth in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park in his most recent start, has joined the prob...

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3.22.2019

Bourbon War, Hidden Scroll, Maximum Security Work for Xpressbet Florida Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable’s Bourbon War breezed a half-mile in 49.88 seconds at Gulfstream Park Friday morning in preparation for a scheduled start in the $...

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3.15.2019

Hidden Scroll, Bourbon War Breeze for Xpressbet Florida Derby

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Juddmonte Farms, Inc.’s Hidden Scroll breezed a half-mile in 50.20 seconds Friday morning at Payson Park in Indiantown, FL  receiving a little education in rating while p...

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2.22.2019

Bourbon War, Hidden Scroll Tune up for Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Bourbon Lane Stable and Lake Star Stable’s Bourbon War breezed an easy half-mile Friday morning at Gulfstream Park in preparation for a start in the $400,000 Xpressbet.com...

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