News - Racing December  3, 2022

The Geauxt Steps Up In Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance Tuesday

The Geauxt (#4) defeating Royal Jumpn King (#6) in an $11,300 feature Allowance for 3-year-old state-breds Tuesday afternoon at Louisiana Downs.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 22, 2022—After breaking his maiden for a tag last November The Geauxt defeated Royal Jumpn King by a half in a $11,300 feature Allowance for accredited Louisiana-Bred 3-year-olds & up Monday afternoon at Louisiana Downs.

Under jockey Juan Garcia, Jr., The Geauxt completed the 400 yards in :20.261 seconds into a 6 mph headwind. The $6,780 winner's purse boosted the Furyofthewind 3-year-olds earnings to $25,740.

The Geauxt broke his maiden at Evangeline Downs two races back in a $20,000 claim for owner Jaime Cardenas and trainer Trey Ellis. In a prelude to today's start the gelding was a close second in a $17,000 Allowance at Evangeline Downs December 15.

Ryan and Danielle Robicheaux bred the bay gelding from the Jess Louisiana Blue mare Blueaway.

Runner-up Royal Jumpn King, under jockey Guadalupe Lucio, Jr., picked up $2,400 for second. Barbara Ball trains the Jumpn Chick 4-year-old for owner Rancho Herradura LLC. Kary Neil La Fleur bred Royal Jumpn King from the Silent King (TB) mare Mary Darlin (TB).

Two The Max Investments LLC's Runaway Lucille finished a neck back to earn $1,243 for third. Trainer Vann Haywood named Gilbert Ortiz to ride the daughter of multiple stakes sire Sir Runaway Dash from the Feature Mr Jess mare Feature Lucy. Grant Farms LLC is the breeder.

Srd Apache Runaway, Party Maker, Dog Solider Swift and Spicey Jet Z completed the field.

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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