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Apollitical B Snow Risks Win Streak in Saturday’s Opelousas Stakes


Multiple stakes winner Apollitical B Snow will be looking for his fifth consecutive win in Saturday’s 400-yard, $40,000 Opelousas Stakes (RG3) at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 9, 2021—Christopher A. Villatoro’s Apollitical B Snow, a 4-year-old son of Apollitical Blood trained by Rosendo Valdez Jr., will put his four-race win streak on the line in Saturday’s 400-yard, $40,000 Opelousas Stakes (RG3) at Evangeline Downs.

Apollitical B Snow will be stretching out in distance off of his half-length victory in the 350-yard, $35,000 Mid-City Stakes (RG3) on October 9. The gelding has won four stakes and has earned $132,798 from five outs this season.

Apollitical B Snow drew post 3 and will be ridden by Everardo Rodriguez.

Other contenders include Lifeinthefastlanes, a 4-year-old daughter of champion Jess Louisiana Blue trained by Kenneth Roberts Sr. for owner Paragon Farms LLC. Lifeinthefastlanes has banked $67,850 from five starts this season, and his seven wins in eight outs at the 400-yard distance include a head victory in the July 5, $65,000 Vals Fortune Stakes (RG2) at Delta Downs.

Lifeinthefastlanes drew post 7 and will be ridden by David Alvarez.

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

  1. Hezjessmagic (Leonardo Rodriguez)
  2. One Fast Perry (Guadalupe Lucio Jr.)
  3. Apollitical B Snow (Everardo Rodriguez)
  4. Royal Jumpn King (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  5. Swamp Eagle (Ubaldo Luna)
  6. Lightemupwithcharm (Luciano Duenez)
  7. Lifeinthefastlanes (David A. Alvarez)

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


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