News - Racing December  3, 2022

Jess Arrogant Holds In Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance Monday


Jess Arrogant, under jockey Rolando Cabrera, defeats Angelas Queen in the $11,300 Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance race on Monday.

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BOOSIER CITY, LA–MARCH 14, 2022–Jess Arrogant, under jockey Rolando Caberra, showed early speed then held off Angelas Queen by a neck to win the $11,300 Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance race on Monday.  What A Grand Moment finished one-length back to get third. 

Under the direction of trainer Jose Garcia Jess Arrogant completed the 400 yards in :20.664 seconds into a 18 mph headwind to take home the winner's purse valued at $4,380. It was the first win in his first appearance this season for the 4-year-old son of multiple stake sire One Sweet Jess

Ruse Ranch LLC owns the gelding out of Oh So Arrogant by Chicks Beduino. Bred in California by Den Frey, Jess Arrogant has compiled a (12) 2-2-2 record and banked over $50,000.  He was a finalist in the Grade 1 Texas Classic Futurity at Lone Star Park in 2020. 

Runner-up Angelas Queen earned $1,460 for owners Michael and Craig Snider. Trainer Martin Trejo conditions the royally bred daughter of Tres Seis from the stakes winning Jet Black Patriot mare Mia Angela. Everardo Rodriguez had the riding call on the Texas bred.  Cesar Rosales is the breeder. 

Mercy Hinklin's Horse Farm LLC's Texas homebred What A Grand Moment earned $803 for third. Larry Keith named jockey David Alvarez to ride the FDD Going Grand gelding out of the stakes winning Jet Black Patriot mare Jetblack Gold Moment. 

Julies Lil Rogue, Coronas Candy Man, Wild Blue Candy and Bp Kool Wagon 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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