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Stone Cold Leader Headlines Delta 550 Stakes


Multiple stakes winner Stone Cold Leader will head a field eight middle-distance specialists entered in Saturday’s 550-yard, $25,000 Delta 550 Stakes at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—APRIL 29, 2019—Patrick Richardson’s Stone Cold Leader heads a field of eight middle-distance specialists entered in Saturday’s 550-yard, $25,000 Delta 550 Stakes at Delta Downs.

A 4-year-old Brookstone Bay gelding trained by Willie Simien Jr., Stone Cold Leader has won his last three starts, including the 400-yard, $160,000 Evangeline Downs Derby on December 15. Stone Cold Leader has earned $435,333 from 19 races, but the Delta 550 Stakes will mark his first-ever start at the 550-yard trip.

Stone Cold Leader drew post 6 and will be ridden by Rolando Pina.

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

  1. Volcom Royalty (Luciano Duenez)
  2. Struttinmyjewelsoff (Randy Edison)
  3. Sixes Flash (Rolando Cabrera)
  4. Ww Showtime (Antonio Alberto)
  5. Bjs Magic Wings (John Hamilton)
  6. Stone Cold Leader (Rolando Pina)
  7. Jes A Spitfire (Jose A. Rodriguez)
  8. Im Mighty Fast (Eddie Cox)

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


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