News - Racing October  23, 2019

Soft On The Coronas Scores $50,000 Vinton Stakes Victory


Soft On The Coronas, under jockey .Everardo Rodriguez, winning the E50,000 Vinton Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA—MAY 18, 2019—In the other Delta Downs stakes activity on Saturday night it was Joseph Landreneau’s Soft On The Coronas who took the $50,000 Vinton Stakes for 3-year-olds competing at 400 yards.

The Lanny Keith trainee defeated Five Bar Perry by a head with Game Overtime winding up third another half-length behind the top pair. Everardo Rodriguez rode the winner.

Soft On The Coronas covered the distance of the Vinton Stakes in a time of 19.643, which equaled a speed index of 93. All races on the program Saturday night were contested over a fast track.

The winning connections of Soft On The Coronas accept the Vinton Stakes trophy Saturday night at Delta Downs. © Coady Photography
The win by Soft On the Coronas marked the third of his 10-race career. He earned $30,000 for the effort and now has a lifetime bankroll of $51,193.

Soft On the Coronas is a 3-year-old sorrel gelding by Coronas Leaving You, out of the Jess Special mare Soft Summer Jess. He was purchased by his connections for $11,500 at the 2016 LQHBA Yearling Sale. Donald Aymond is he breeder.

Restricted Grade 1-placed Five Bar Perry races for Dennis Mills Partners LLC (Lessee) and trainer Bobby Martinez. Damian Martinez rode the son of last year's leading first-crop sire Five Bar Cartel from the Rakin In The Cash mare Miss Classy Perry.

Ryan Phillips bred the sorrel gelding that earned $10,000 in the Vinton Stakes to bring his career bankroll to $117,172.

Game Overtime, a son of leading third-crop sire Fast Prize Jordan picked up $5,500 for third. Ray Robbins conditions the sorrel gelding for owner Silver Spectacular Racing. Luis Vivanco had the riding call. Daniel Trahan bred Game Overtime from the Game Patriot mare Good Game Meg. The multiple stakes-placed gelding has earned $43,905.

Fastcopata, Achievopiloto, Google Chrome B, Fast Dashin Perry, Dasha Blue, Tan Jet and The Mighty Moose completed the field.

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