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Ldn Jessasaltydog 14-1 Surprise In Opelousas Stakes

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OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 1, 2017—Ldn Jessasaltydog (14-1) scored his first win this season and first career stakes victory Saturday night when he won the $40,000 Opelousas Stakes by three-quarters at Evangeline Downs.

Ldn Jessasaltydog started sharply in the field of six and withstood the late charges of several foes, including the 6-5 favorite, Heza Louisiana Dash, who had won the Opelousas Stakes in 2016, but had to settle for second this year. Strong Guns started last and did rally to finish third, narrowly nosing out Super Sonic Patriot in the photo for show.

Ridden by jockey Antonio Alberto, Ldn Jessasaltydog completed



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