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Beaus Famous Speeds To Victory in Evangeline Downs Derby

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OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 16, 2017—The $182,500 Evangeline Downs Derby Saturday night also featured a longshot winner as Beaus Famous scored a three-quarter length victory at odds of 15-1 over Eyesa Texan. Sizzlin Steward finished a neck back in the show position.

Beaus Famous was bred in Texas by his owner, Francisco Javier Garza. The 3-year-old One Famous Eagle gelding is trained by Saul Ramirez, Jr. and was ridden by Luis Vivanco. He completed the 400 yards in :19.673 seconds into a 10-mph crosswind to earn a 98-speed index.

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