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Stone Cold Leader Headlines Grade 2 Miss Polly Classic


Multiple stakes winner Stone Cold Leader is one of 10 sprinters entered in Monday’s 400-yard, 50,000 Miss Polly Classic Stakes (G2) at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—UNE 11, 2021—Patrick Richardson’s Stone Cold Leader, a 6-year-old son of the First Down Dash stallion Brookstone Bay, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Monday’s 400-yard, 50,000 Miss Polly Classic Stakes (G2) at Delta Downs.

Stone Cold Leader will be shortening in distance off of his second-place finish, a neck behind winner Black Cazador, in the 440-yard, $112,000 Sam Houston Classic Stakes (G2) at Sam Houston Race Park on May 28. The brown gelding has won 14 of 29 starts, including eight of nine at the 400-yard distance, and he has earned $557,793.

Stone Cold Leader drew post 2 and will be ridden by Rolando Pina for trainer Eric Long, who will also send out Wagons Dash. A 4-year-old Pyc Paint Your Wagon gelding owned by Edward H. Scott, Wagons Dash is coming off of of a second-place finish, a nose behind winner Black Cazador, in the 350-yard, $50,000 Sam Houston Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park on May 14.

Wagons Dash drew post 5 and will be ridden by Leonardo Rodriguez.

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

  1. My Fast Prize (Nestor Duran)
  2. Stone Cold Leader (Rolando Pina)
  3. Apollitical B Snow (Everardo Rodriguez)
  4. Katchi Dat (Bryan Candanosa)
  5. Wagons Dash (Leonardo Rodriguez)
  6. Jess To Shine (Noe Villatoro)
  7. Fantasticazoom Jr (Arturo Alvarez)
  8. Jess B One (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  9. Mpshinning (Ali Rivera)
  10. Hot Dam Bam A Lam (Luciano Duenez)

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


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