News - Racing September  17, 2019

Tf Racee Runaway Gets Up For Streakin La Jolla Stakes Victory


Tf Racee Runaway, under jockey Everardo Rodriguez, winning the $15,00 Streakin La Jolla Stakes Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA--MARCH 17, 2018--Restricted Grade 1 winner Tf Racee Runaway got up at the wire to defeat Pop Rocket Jess in the $15,00 Streakin La Jolla Stakes Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs. Zenergetic was a neck back in a blanket finish to take third.

Ridden by jockey Everardo Rodriguez, Tf Racee Runaway completed the 400 yards in :19.562 seconds, a 104-speed index with a 10-mph tailwind.

Trainer Lanny Keith saddled the son of multiple stakes sire Sir Runaway Dash for owner Tate Farms. The bay gelding went winless in seven starts last year after winning the RG1 Louisiana Million Futurity in his final start at 2. However, he kicked off 2018 with a third-place finish in the Mr Jess Perry Stakes(RG3) on February 24th before getting his second career stakes win today.

The winning connections of Tf Racee Runaway accept the Streakin La Jolla Stakes trophy at Louisiana Downs.
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Bred by Teddy Berry, from the Streakin La Jolla mare Racee Rainbows, Tf Racee Runaway has compiled a (18) 5-4-3 record and today's winning purse of $9,000 boosted his bankroll to $541,896.

Runner-up Pop Rocket Jess races for owner M&M Stables LLC and trainer Gary Shane Mason. Ricardo Hernandez, Jr. had the riding call aboard the son of Jess Pop My Rocket from the Andalay Get mare Mita Jenny. Bred by Tonya Martin, Pop Rocket Jess earned $3,0000 for the effort.

A 5-year-old daughter of multiple stake sire Dominyun, Zenergetic races for owner Zenergetic Group. Conditioned by Trey Ellis and ridden by jockey Juan Francisco Garcia. Jr., the stakes winning mare earned $1,650 to bring her earnings total to $52,178. Bobby D. Cox bred Zenergetic in Texas from the First Down Dash mare Zenergy.

Tf Racee Runaway retuned $5.60 to win, $2.80 to place and $3 to show. Pop Rocket Jess paid $5.20 and $5.60 and Zenergetic returned $7.60 to show.

Jess A Spitfire, Sunset Run, Beyondthecos, Sixes Flash, Heza Beach Bum and Mps Jewels Fantasy completed the field.


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