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Ten Sprinters Entered in Evangeline Downs’ Gentilly Dash Stakes


Stakes winner Love The Way You Fly will head nine other sprinters in Saturday’s 300-yard, $25,000 Gentilly Dash Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 15, 2021—Ten sprinters, headed by Love The Way You Fly and On Point, are entered in Saturday’s 300-yard, $25,000 Gentilly Dash Stakes at Evangeline Downs.

Love The Way You Fly is a 4-year-old son of Furyofthewind trained by Trey Ellis for owner Todd Matte. The stallion has earned $41,550 from five races this year, and his season resume includes a half-length victory in the 220-yard, $50,000 Flying Breed Stakes (R) at Delta Downs on July 31.

Love The Way You Fly drew post 8 and will be ridden by Juan F. Garcia Jr.

On Point has made only two official starts this year, but the 5-year-old Five Bar Cartel gelding ended his 4-year-old campaign with a half-length victory in the 2020 Gentilly Dash Stakes. Kenneth Roberts Sr. trains On Point for owner Yasniel Vasquez.

On Point drew post 2 and will be ridden by David Alvarez.

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

  1. Melas Miracle (Alejandro Ochoa)
  2. On Point (David Alvarez)
  3. JP Tempting Runaway (Arturo Alvarez)
  4. Powerhouse Cartel (Eleazar Hernandez)
  5. Jess B One (Bryan Candanosa)
  6. Steam Rollyr (Everardo Rodriguez)
  7. Heza Bell Perry Jr (Mario A. Trujillo)
  8. Love The Way You Fly (Juan F. Garcia Jr.)
  9. Five Bar Miracle (Ubaldo Luna)
  10. Domniksmiraclebaby (Humberto Vital)

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


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