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Scoopies Leaving You Puts Win Streak on Line in Mr Jess Perry Stakes

Multiple stakes winner Scoopies Leaving You will head the Mr Jess Perry Stakes on Saturday at Louisiana Downs.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 22, 2015—Joel Galindo’s Scoopies Leaving You will be seeking his third stakes victory of the meet in Saturday’s 350-yard, $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (R) for state-breds at Louisiana Downs.

A 5-year-old son of Coronas Leaving You trained by Kevin Broussard, Scoopies Leaving You is coming off of wins in the 250-yard, $15,000 Harrah’s Dash Stakes on January 9, and the 350-yard, $15,000 Swift Stakes on January 30. The stallion ended his 4-year-old campaign with a half-length win in the December 19, 350-yard Sam’s Town Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

Scoopies Leaving You drew post 9 and will be ridden by Donald Watson. His nine opponents include Zoomin For Bugs, a 4-year-old Zoomin For Bux gelding trained by Danny Mittag for owner Joan Rood. Zoomin For Bugs will be making his season debut off of his wire-to-wire victory in the 400-yard, $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Derby (RG2) at Fair Grounds Racecourse in December.

Gilbert Ortiz will ride Zoomin For Bugs from post 4 in the Mr Jess Perry.

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

  1. TM Dees Prize (Randy Edison)
  2. Little Blue Dove (David Alvarez)
  3. Louisiana Jambalaya (Lucas Constantin)
  4. Zoomin For Bugs (Gilbert Ortiz)
  5. JLS Mr Bigtime (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  6. Party With Braxton (Jose A. Rodriguez)
  7. JT Cruiser (Alfonso Lujan)
  8. LD Streakin N Leavin (Eddie Aceves)
  9. Scoopies Leaving You (Donald Watson)
  10. Running Game Patriot (Aron Hunt).

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