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Evangeline’s Billy Montgomery Stakes Draws Ten Louisiana-Breds


Ten Louisiana-bred sprinters are entered in Saturday’s 330-yard, $30,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS LA—OCTOBER 20, 2020—Ten Louisiana-bred sprinters, topped by early favorite Jet Black Design, are entered in Saturday’s 330-yard, $30,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

A 4-year-old son of Jet Black Patriot owned and trained by Ned Goutierrez III, Jet Black Design made his season debut with a nose victory in a 350-yard, $29,000 non-winners-of-three allowance dash at Delta Downs on August 13. The black gelding drew post 9 and will be ridden by Antonio Alberto.

The Billy Montgomery Stakes is restricted to Louisiana-breds who have not won a stakes race. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:

  1. Heza Bell Perry Jr (Mario A. Trujillo)
  2. Five Bar Jewel (Everardo Rodriguez)
  3. No Politics Here (Noe Castaneda)
  4. RF Fast Dash N Blue (Gilbert Ortiz)
  5. TF Toast To Whiskey (David Alvarez)
  6. No Freight (J.R. Ramirez)
  7. Prize Dasher (Rolando Pina)
  8. High And Caliente (Heriberto Aguilar-Orozco)
  9. Jet Black Design (Antonio Alberto)
  10. One Fast Perry (Leonardo Rodriguez)

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


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