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Apollitical B Snow Puts Win Streak On the Line in Mid-City Stakes


Three-time stakes winner Apollitical B Snow puts his three-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 350-yard, $35,000 Mid-City Stakes (R) for Louisiana-breds at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 5, 2021—Apollitical B Snow, a 4-year-old son of Apollitical Blood racing for Christopher A. Villatoro, put his three-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 350-yard, $35,000 Mid-City Stakes (R) for Louisiana-breds at Evangeline Downs.

Apollitical B Snow won three stakes at three different distances during the Delta Downs meet, including the 440-yard, $75,000 Louisiana Classic (RG2) on July 31. The gelding has earned $111,798 from four starts this season.

Apollitical B Snow drew post 8 and will be ridden by Everardo Rodriguez for trainer Rosendo Valdez Jr.

Other contenders include Lifeinthefastlanes, a 4-year-old daughter of champion Jess Louisiana Blue trained by Kenneth Roberts Sr. for Thomas Lipar’s Paragon Farms LlC. Lifeinthefastlanes is coming off of a second-place finish to Apollitical B Snow in the Louisiana Classic. However, the mare has won three of her four outs at Evangeline Downs, including last year’s 400-yard, $274,000 Louisiana QHBA Breeders’ Derby (RG3).

Lifeinthefastlanes drew the rail post and will be ridden by David Alvarez.

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

  1. Lifeinthefastlanes (David Alvarez)
  2. He B Swift (Leonardo Rodriguez)
  3. Black Blood (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  4. Swamp Eagle (Ubaldo Luna)
  5. Jrs Corona Toast (Arturo Alvarez)
  6. Sir Louisiana Dash (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  7. Cason (Guadalupe Lucio Jr.)
  8. Apollitical B Snow (Everardo Rodriguez)
  9. TF Runaway Dashin (Rolando Cabrera)
  10. El Camino CL (Luciano Duenez)

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


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