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Justin Phillip Tops Saturday's Gr. III Lecomte Stakes for 3-Year-Olds

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Justin Phillip, an impressive allowance winner here on New Year’s Day, has been installed as the 7-5 favorite in Saturday’s Lecomte Stakes, initial leg of Fair Grounds’ three-race series for horses hopeful for a Triple Crown run. As the first local prep for the $1 million Louisiana Derby , the Lecomte is the centerpiece event among six stakes on Road to the Derby Kickoff Day Presented by Hotel Monteleone.

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