Revolutionary wins Louisiana Derby

Updated: March 30, 2013, 8:58 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Late starts are nothing new for Revolutionary.

Neither is winning.

The Todd Pletcher-trained 3-year-old once again started slowly, breaking last in the 14-horse field Saturday in the 100th running of the $1 million Grade II Louisiana Derby at the Fair Grounds.

He had the lead by the top of the stretch, and held off Mylute to earn a spot in the Kentucky Derby.

Another 4½ lengths behind was Departing, providing Louisiana-bred horses with a 2-3 finish, ...

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