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Lightemupwithcharm Earns First Stakes Win in Louisiana Purchase Stakes

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VINTON, LOUISIANA APRIL 21, 2018 A multiple graded stakes qualifier and stakes placed finisher, Lightemupwithcharm ($9.00) picked up his first career stakes win in the $40,000 Louisiana Purchase Stakes at Delta Downs on Saturday night.

The 350-yard race was open to 3-year-olds and up who had never won a stakes race. Lightemupwithcharm and jockey Antonio Alberto won by a half-length and picked up a time of 17.232 and a 103 speed index.

Lightemupwithcharm is a 4-year-old gelding trained by Willie J. Simien, Jr. for owner Saul Dorado. He was bred in Louisiana by Jumonville Farms, by Read More ...




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