News - Racing October  17, 2021

Jet Black Zoomer Prevails in Billy Montgomery Stakes

Jet Black Zoomer(#6) prevailed in a blanket finish over Jess A Saint (#7) and Zoominforgrady(#10) in the 11th running of the Billy Montgomery Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

BOOSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 16, 2016—Joseph Landreneau's Jet Black Zoomer raced to her third straight win on Saturday when she defeated LQHBA Million Breeders' Futurity(RG1) winner Jess A Saint by a neck in the $25,000 11th running of the Billy Montgomery Stakes at Louisiana Downs. Zoominforgrady finished a nose behind the leaders for third.

Ridden by jockey Antonio Alberto, the son of leading Louisiana sire Jet Black Patriot completed the 350 yards in :17.729 seconds to earn a 92 speed index into a 7 mph crosswind. Trainer Kelli Smith saddled the brown gelding to third consecutive win in nine starts.

Coming off a win in the RG2 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile on December 12, Jet Black Patriot picked up $15,000 for the effort to bring his career earnings total to $97,196. S K T Farms, Inc. bred Jet Black Zoomer in Louisiana from the Shazoom mare Dealazoom.

Coming of a win in the $1 million LQHBA Breeders' Futurity on November 28, Jess A Saint got his best stride too late under jockey Raul Ramirez, Jr. Conditioned by trainer Miguel Rodriguez, for owner Julio Rios, the son of Jess Louisiana Blue earned $5,000 to bring his career mark to nearly $470,000.

J.E. and Bunny Jumonville bred Jess A Saint from the thoroughbred mare Laughing Saint, by Vindication.

Zoominforgrady got up for third with a late surge under jockey Jose Rodriguez. The Zoomin For Bux colt was making his first start since finishing seventh in the LQHBA Sale Futurity last September at Fair Grounds Race Course.

Guadalupe Tristan trains the 3-year-old, out of Supers First Jewel by First Down Jewel, for owner Triple C Racing Stables, LLC. Dr. Dudley Chewning bred Zoominforgrady. He earned $2,750 to bring his bankroll to $53,431. Jose Rodriguez was up.

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