08/04/2016 1:36PM

Sharp Azteca gets stamina test in Prelude Stakes


Sharp Azteca will get a distance test Saturday when he makes his two-turn debut in the $100,000 Prelude Stakes at Louisiana Downs. The 1 1/16-mile race is the local steppingstone to next month’s Grade 3, $400,000 Super Derby, and the back-to-back stakes opportunities for 3-year-olds have brought Sharp Azteca to town from his base at Monmouth Park.