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Lifeinthefastlanes is Morning-Line Favorite for $276,825 Louisiana QHBA Breeders’ Derby


Lifeinthefastlanes drew post 8 for Saturday’s 400-yard, $276,825 Louisiana QHBA Breeders’ Derby for state-bred 3-year-olds at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 15, 2020—Lifeinthefastlanes, a daughter of champion Jess Louisiana Blue racing for Jason Richards and Michael J. Leblanc, drew post 8 for Saturday’s 400-yard, $276,825 Louisiana QHBA Breeders’ Derby (R) for state-bred 3-year-olds at Evangeline Downs.

The 7-5 morning-line favorite, Lifeinthefastlanes set the fastest qualifying time with her half-length victory in the first of three trials on November 21. The filly has won all five of her outs and has won two stakes this season, including the 400-yard, $277,000 Delta Downs Derby (RG3) on August 22.

Lifeinthefastlanes will be ridden by David Alvarez for trainer Kenneth Roberts Sr.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds:

  1. Taylor Made Cartel (Jorge Linares)
  2. JRs Coronas Toast (Arturo Alvarez)
  3. Apollitical B Snow (Luciano Duenez)
  4. Swamp Eagle (Ubaldo Luna)
  5. Leavin You Blue (Ricardo Hernandez Jr.)
  6. Sir Runaway Cash (Gilbert Ortiz)
  7. Top Notch (Everardo Rodriguez)
  8. Lifeinthefastlanes (David Alvarez)
  9. Love The Way You Fly (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  10. Lto Thumbs Up (Eddi E. Martinez)

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


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