News - Racing December  3, 2022

One Fast Perry Scores In Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance On Monday

One Fast Perry (#5), under jockey Guadalupe Lucio, Jr., holds off Apollitical High (#2) in the $15,000 feature Allowance Monday afternoon at Louisiana Downs

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 24, 2022—After a winless solid 4-year-old season competing in allowance and stakes company, One Fast Perry held off a late charge by Apollitical High to win the $15,000 Louisiana Downs feature Allowance on Monday for state-bred 3-year-olds & up.

Under jockey Guadalupe Lucio, Jr., One Fast Perry competed the 330 yards in :16.679 seconds, clocking a 103 speed index into a 3 mph headwind. It was the 5-year-old son of multiple stakes sire Fast Prize Jordan's fifth career win and the $9,000 winner's purse boosted his bankroll to $79,616.

Third in the Leverne Perry Memorial Stakes at LAD in 2020, One Fast Perry races for owner-breeder Eddie Harrison and is conditioned by trainer Lanny Keith. The bay gelding, out of De Bell Perry by Toast To Dash, has compiled a (25) 5-6-3 record. He was finalist in the Opelousas Stakes(RG3) and the Sam's Town Stakes last year.

Apollitical High, a 4-year-old son of leading sire Apollitical Blood, bobbled the start under jockey David Alvarez but recovered to press the winner. He earned $3,000 for owner Rosendo Valdez. Trainer Rosendo Valdez, Jr. conditions the sorrel gelding out of Toastem Honi by Toast To Dash. Leroy Fontenot, Jr. bred the multiple stakes winner of $128,857.

Jla Double Down Dash, a 3-year-old son of Corona Caliente, finished 1-¾ lengths back to earn $1,650 for owners Archie McKinnon and Annette Faul. Trainer Robert Meche named jockey Russell Leblanc to ride the sorrel colt out of Miss Shiney Streak by First To Shine. Jla Double Down Dash has earned $34,398 in nine starts.

King Intriguing Blue and Escandalo completed the field.

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Live Quarter Horse racing will be conducted Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday through March 2. Beginning Sunday, March 6, the schedule changes to Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Two Thursday race cards will be added for the final two weeks of the season. Post time will be 1:00 p.m. (Central).

About Louisiana Downs
Located near Shreveport in Bossier City, Louisiana, Louisiana Downs opened in 1974 and is now owned by Rubico Acquisition Corporation. With annual Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing seasons, the track is committed to presenting the highest quality racing programs paired with its 150,000 square foot entertainment complex offering casino gambling, dining and plasma screen televisions for sports and simulcast racing.

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