News - Preview October  20, 2017

Jess Bein The Hero Headlines EVD Dash


Jess Bein The Hero is one of 10 sprinters entered in Friday’s 220-yard, $20,000 Evangeline Downs Dash Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

© Coady Photography

BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 2, 2017—Jess Bein The Hero, a 4-year-old son of Valiant Hero racing for Juan F. Martinez-Labastida, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Friday’s 220-yard, $20,000 Evangeline Downs Dash Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

Trained by Miguel Rodriguez, Jess Bein The Hero is coming off of a second-place finish, a nose behind winner Cute Mic Jagger, in the 350-yard, $25,000 Esplanade Stakes at Fair Grounds Racecourse on August 26. The Texas-bred stallion has won three of five starts this year, all against stakes company in Louisiana.

Jess Bein The Hero drew post 8 and will be ridden by Manuel Gutierrez.

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

  1. Scoopies Leaving You (Donald Watson), 5-1
  2. Sweet Bru (Ricardo Hernandez Jr.), 9-2
  3. Pyc First Prize Mia (Raul P. Hernandez), 10-1
  4. Miss Eagle Dash (Randy Edison), 12-1
  5. Teves (David Alvarez), 6-1
  6. Wild Tycoon (Everardo Rodriguez), 6-1
  7. Barefoot Beach (John Hamilton), 5-1
  8. Jess Bein The Hero (Manuel Gutierrez), 7-2
  9. The Ram Cartel (Floriberto Maldonado), 15-1
  10. First Prize Jet (Jorge Linares), 15-1

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


Courtesy Ses