News - Racing October  24, 2021

Racing Kane Prevails in $50,000 Live Oak Stakes at Delta Downs

Racing Kane (inside), under jockey Bobby Ransom, holds off No Key Needed (#6) to win the $50,000 Live Oak Stakes on Saturday at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA—JULY 31, 2021—Racing Kane, under jockey Bobby Ransom, drew clear late then held off No Key Needed to win the $50,000 Live Oak Stakes by a head at Delta Downs Saturday afternoon. Freakin Patriot Dash finished 1-¼ lengths off the leaders to get third.

Racing Kane completed the 870 yards in :46.891 seconds to pocket the winner's purse valued at $30,000. It was the first win in three starts this season and ninth career win for the son of multiple stakes sire Jet Black Patriot.

Trainer Janet Loya conditions the 7-yaer-old gelding for owner Jesus Coronado. Janelle Simon bred Racing Kane from the Mr Jess Perry mare Ms Janas Perry. Winner of the Magnolia Stakes at Louisian Downs in 2020, he has earned $145,163.

The winning connections of Racing Kane accept the Live Oak Stakes trophy on Saturday at Delta Downs.
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Runner-up No Key Needed stepped up from running for a $10,000 tag on July 21st to earning $10,000 for finishing second in the Flashy Hemp. Anthony Arey trains the Azoom Me Too 6-year-old for owner-breeder Geral Dewitt. The $72,087 earner is out of Key To Your Dream by Tres Seis. Rolando Cabrera had the riding assignment.

Stakes winner Freakin Patriot Dash picked up $5,500 for third. Fructuoso Huitron trains the Game Patriot 6-year-old for owner Areli Gutierrez. Jockey Ubaldo Luna rode the Robert Touchet bred gelding from the Streak And Dash mare Freakin Dash. Freakin Patriot Dash has career earnings of $156,550.

Louisiana Flyboy, Streak Of Music, U R Jess Blue and Jess Louisiana Tee completed the Live Oak field.

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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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