Rise Up to run in Louisiana Derby (G2)

Rise Up (3,c, Rockport Harbor/Appenzell) will break from post 8 on Saturday in the $1 million  Louisiana Derby (G2) at the Fair Grounds.  Rise Up has 4 wins in 7 lifetime starts with earnings of $814,633.  This is a key prep race for the Kentucky Derby as the winner will be awarded 100 points, 40 for second place, 20 for third, and 10 for fourth place.