News - Racing December  3, 2022

Ss Classyjess Gets 21st Career Win In Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance Today

Ss Classyjess got her 21st career win today at Louisiana Downs.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—MARCH 31, 2022—Multiple stakes winner Ss Classyjess got her second consecutive win at Louisiana Downs Thursday when she defeated Fixin Too by a neck a $12,000 110 yard feature allowance for 3-year-olds & up. The 6-year-old Texas bred mare has compiled a (44) 21-11-6 record. 

Under jockey Ricardo Hernandez, Jr., Ss Classyjess completed the distance in :6.985 seconds, equaling a 98 speed index with an 8 mph tailwind. The heavy post-time favorite picked up $7,200 to boost her bankroll to $453,856.

Jose Carrizales trains the gray mare for owner Edgar Rosales. Last March Ss Classyjess won two allowance races at Louisiana Downs then preceded to score three stakes wins in 2021, including the Yellow Rose of Texas and Lip Chip, LLC Stakes both at Lone Star Park. 

Ronnie Stewart and Double S Farm bred the daughter of multiple stakes sire Rock Solid Jess from the Royal Shake Em mare High Class Broad.

Runner-up Fixin Too is a Louisiana-bred 7-year-old racing for owner-breeder Geral Dewitt. Anthony Arey trains the Azoom Me Too mare out of Deadly Jezabel by Heza Fast Dash. Ubaldo Luna was up to earn $3,200 for the effort. The sorrel mare has banked over $76,000.

MA Racing's Patoranado picked up $1,320 for third. Trainer Janessa Muniz named Eric Reyes to ride the Coronado Cartel mare out of Pat Throna by Ivory James. Patoranado  was bred in Texas by P & Racing Ltd.

Bye Bye Agouti, Mighty Pocket Rocket and Mosco Fly With Me competed the field.

Editors note: A photo of this race will be posted with the story when it becomes available from the track photographer.

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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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