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Worlds On High Returns in Evangeline’s Races and Aces Stakes

Worlds On High will be among eight Louisiana-bred distance horses vying for victory in Saturday’s 870-yard, $35,000 Races and Aces Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 19, 2014—Kris Locklear’s Worlds On High is one of eight Louisiana-bred distance specialists entered in Saturday’s 870-yard, $35,000 Races and Aces Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

An 8-year-old Game Patriot gelding trained by Vann Haywood, Worlds On High has won two 870-yard stakes this season, including the June 6, $30,000 Virgil Bond Stakes at Delta Downs. Worlds On High drew post 4 and will be ridden by Dennis Means on Saturday.

Other contenders include Downtown Forrest, a 5-year-old gelded son of Beau Brummel SA racing for Walter E. Alford from the barn of Carl Crawford. Downtown Forrest has earned $69,250 from eight outs this season, including the 870-yard, $60,000 Live Oak Stakes (R) at Delta Downs on July 12.

Jake Pierce will ride Downtown Forrest from post 2 in the Races and Aces Stakes.

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

  1. Call Me Cajun Pie (Orlando Baldillez)
  2. Downtown Forrest (Jake Pierce)
  3. Wakeup N Dash (Zacharie Kelsey)
  4. Worlds On High (Dennis Means)
  5. McM Zuper Man (Donell Blake)
  6. Keepn It Kool (John Hamilton)
  7. Shez First Class Act (Donald Watson)
  8. T Boy P (Dale Beaty).

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