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Louisiana Derby Contender Machen Breezes in :48 with Prado Aboard

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Louisiana Derby contender Machen, second choice on the morning line at 7-2 off a fourth in last month's Risen Star Stakes, breezed a half-mile in :48 at Fair Grounds Monday morning with Edgar Prado aboard. Prado flew in from Florida for the work and will ride Machen in Saturday's $1 million race. Check back here later for more news by staff writer Graham Ross and click the hedline above to view images from this morning by photographer Alexander Barkoff.

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