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Eight Distance Specialists Entered in Fauborg St John Stakes


Two-time Delta Downs stakes winner Louisiana Dressblues is one of eight entered in Saturday’s 870-yard Fauborg St John Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 5, 2020—Louisiana Dressblues, a two-time stakes winner during the Delta Downs summer meet, is one of eight distance specialists entered in Saturday’s 870-yard Fauborg St John Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

Trained by Trey Ellis for owner Wilson One Consulting LLC, Louisiana Dressblues is coming off of a convincing eight-length victory in the 870-yard, $50,000 Live Oak Stakes (R) for Louisiana-breds on August 22. The 5-year-old Jess Louisiana Blue gelding has won seven of 17 starts, including six of 11 at the 870 trip, and he has earned $168,960.

Louisiana Dressblues drew post 4 and will be ridden by Juan F. Garcia Jr.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:

  1. Love You Blue (Rolando Cabrera)
  2. Freakin Patriot Dash (Ubaldo Luna)
  3. Canselman (Luciano Duenez)
  4. Louisiana Dressblues (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  5. Desire Astoli (Donald Watson)
  6. Jessi Jam (C.J. McMahon)
  7. Jess Louisiana Tee (Devin Magnon)
  8. Eton (Antonio Alberto)

All Evangeline Downs races can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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