06/25/2011 4:28PM

Louisiana Downs: Turf stats for Minstrel field

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Below are turf stats, pedigree and key-race information for some of the starters who will make up the field for the upcoming $50,000 Minstrel at about five furlongs on turf at Louisiana Downs:

Nos. 1 and 1A, for trainer Karl Broberg. No. 1, Swass Like Me, is by a stallion who is getting 11 percent winners from his first-time turfers from a limited sample and 16 percent winners overall on the grass, again from a limited sample. No. 1A, STATLER, is by a stallion who is getting 14 percent winners from his first-time tufers.

No. 2, PRIMISTALLA, is out of a Group 3 winning mare; PRIMISTALLA also exits a key race, as the runner-up from it, Minstrel rival WORTHINGTON, came back to win a $20K maiden claimer at Lone Star with a Beyer Figure of 83, and the fifth-place finisher, It's An Adventure, another maiden claiming race at LS, with a Beyer of 51.

No. 4, WORTHINGTON, is from a mare who won on turf and whose sire was a Grade 3-winning turf sprinter who ran out $826,077. WORTHINGTON's third dam produced Lunar Bounty, winner of the Grade 2 Bashford Manor at 2.

No. 7, PRIVATE PRAYER, is by a stallion who is getting 12 percent winners from his first-time turfers; further, his dam was a winner on the grass. He is the current 9-5 favorite for the Minstrel.