News - Racing August  21, 2019

Lil Biscuit Rallies In Mother's Day Stakes Victory


Lil Biscuit, under jockey Randy Edison, cruises to an easy win in the $40,000 Mother's Day Stakes at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA—MAY 11, 2019—Ridden by jockey Randy Edison, Lil Biscuit rallied over Ss Classyjess to score her first career stakes win Saturday night in the $40,000 Mother's Day Stakes at Delta Downs.

The daughter of leading sire Heza Fast Dash rolled to a one-length win while completing the 350 yards in :17.618 seconds, an 89 speed index on a muddy sealed racetrack. Trainer M. Heath Taylor conditions the 4-year-old for owners MCM Farms LLC and PDC Racing.

Bred by Israel Flores, from the thoroughbred mare Biscuit Eater by Kentucky Jazz, Lil Biscuit has compiled a (6) 4-0-0 record. Also a finalist in the Delta Downs Louisiana Bred Derby, the sorrel filly picked up $24,000 in the Mother's Day to bring her bankroll to $67,173.

Runner-up Ss Classyjess earned $5,000 for her second-place effort. Jose Carrizales trains the 3-year-old daughter of Rock Solid Jess for owner Edgar Rosales. Bred in Texas by Ronnie Stewart's Double S Farm, Ss Classyjess is out of the Royal Shake Em mare High Class Road. Everardo Rodriguez rode the $23,851 earner.

Another three-quarters' back was Elite Quarter Horses Heza Fast Dash daughter Monees Fast Cash. Jockey John Hamilton had the riding call aboard the 4-year-old, from the Streakin La Jolla mare Cash For Mawnee, for trainer Fernando Lopez. Bred in Louisiana by Daniel Trahan, the multiple stakes-placed filly has earned $43,135.

Corona Down Perry and Flamin Hot Fortune completed the field. Corona Carmelita and Moon Dash Cartel were both scratched.

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