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EVD Dash Opens Evangeline Downs Meet


Evangeline Downs opens its fall Quarter Horse meet with a nine-race program on Friday, by two divisions of the $20,000 EVD Dash.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2019—Evangeline Downs will open its fall Quarter Horse meet with a nine-race program on Friday. Post time for the first race is set for 5:35 p.m. (CDT).

Evangeline Downs’ traditional opening-night feature, the 220-yard, $20,000 EVD Dash, has been split into two divisions. Mag 1, a 3-year-old son of the Mr Jess Perry stallion Mr Jess Kue, will risk his three-race win streak in the first division. Trained by Katie Carlos for owner Mag 3 Racing, the bay gelding is coming off of a neck victory in a 250-yard, $25,000 non-winners-of-three allowance dash for Louisiana-breds at Fair Grounds Racecourse on August 31.

Mag 1 drew the rail post and will be ridden by Damian Martinez.

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

  1. Mag 1 (Damian Martinez)
  2. Follow My Wagon (Antonio Alberto)
  3. TK Zoomaway (John Hamilton)
  4. Valiant Rogue (Luis Vivanco)
  5. Mighty Pocket Rocket (Ubaldo Luna)
  6. Jess A Boy (David Alvarez)
  7. Fast N Famous Eagle (Rolando Pina)
  8. Cant Catchacorona (Everardo Rodriguez)
  9. Packin A Punch (Jose A. Rodriguez)

Hilberto Guzman’s Cajun Cos, a sophomore daughter of the Corona Cartel stallion Tee Cos trained by Brenda Foster, heads a field of nine sprinters entered in the second division of the EVD Dash.

Cajun Cos will be making her first start since July 6, when the filly scored a neck victory in a 330-yard, $50,000 stakes for Louisiana-bred fillies and mares at Delta Downs. Cajun Cos has earned $52,220 from five outs this season.

Cajun Cos drew post 4 and will be ridden by Antonio Alberto.

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

  1. Zapata Chic (Rolando Pina)
  2. Vallerro (Heriberto Aguilar-Orozco)
  3. Little Toy Guns (Ricardo Hernandez Jr.
  4. Cajun Cos (Antonio Alberto)
  5. TF Rowdy Cartel (Floriberto Maldonado)
  6. Jets Fast Dash (John Hamilton)
  7. First Easy Doc (David Alvarez)
  8. Corona Prize (Luis Vivanco)
  9. Gunna Be Alright (Everardo Rodriguez)

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


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