News - Racing October  17, 2021

The Golden Bowl Wins Grade 3 Develop A Plan Stakes

Jockey David Alvarez pilots The Golden Bowl to his career stakes victory in the Grade 3 Develop A Plan Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA—MAY 28, 2016—Ridden by jockey David Alvarez, The Golden Bowl was best late to defeat Jb First Rose by half-a-length in the Grade 3 $40,000 Develop A Plan Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs. Post time favorite Scoopies Leaving You finished another half-length back in the show position.

Saddled by trainer Martin Trejo, The Golden Bowl stepped up from a second place effort in an option-clamming race April 27th to complete the 350 yards in :17.606 seconds. The lightly raced son of champion sire Mr Eye Opener got his fourth win in nine starts and used the $15,000 Develop A Plan winner's purse to boost his career total to $34,702.

Third in the Old South Derby at Delta Downs last summer, The Golden Bowl races for owner Rogelio Marquez, Jr. Jorge Meraz bred the 4-year-old in Texas from the Dashin Bye mare First Dashin Bye.

Also coming out of an optional-claiming race earlier this month, Jb First Rose earned $5,000 for his second place effort. Alfonso Lujan had the riding call aboard the J and B Rental owned son of First Down Dash. Orlando Orozco conditions the 7-year-old Oklahoma-bred out of First Black Rose, by Heza Fast Man. Michael Pohl is the breeder.

The winning connections of The Golden Bowl accept the Develop A Plan Stakes trophy Saturday night at Delta Downs. © Coady Photography
Looking for his fourth stakes win this season, Scoopies Leaving You stepped up to open company but drifted in under jockey Donald Watson. Kevin Broussard trains the Coronas Leaving You 5-year-old for owner Joel Galindo. Bred from the Toast To Dash mare Ms Scoopies Toast, by Gerald Libersat, Scoopies Leaving You picked up $4,400 to bring his earnings mark to $238,680.

Sent to the gate at odds of 5-2, The Golden Bowl paid $7.20 to win, $5 to place and $2.40 to show. Jb First Rose was worth $7.20 to place and $2.20 to show. Scoopies Leaving you paid $2.20 to show.

Completing the official order of finish were Rc Me Leaving You, Fasttimeswith Redoak and Last Man Standin. Louisiana Legends was scratched.

Delta Downs will begin its seventh week of live American Quarter Horse racing on Wednesday night beginning at 6:15 pm CT.

For more information about the upcoming season visit the track’s website at or on the Facebook page, ‘Delta Downs Racing’. The track’s Twitter handle is @deltaracing.

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Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.

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