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Jess Political Wins The $30,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes

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OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 6, 2018—The start was the story of the $30,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes on Saturday night at Evangeline Downs.

Jockey Donald Watson got 6-1 shot, Jess Political, off to the best break in the field and she carried that all the way to a victory by a neck. She covered the 330-yards in :16.489 seconds over the fast track, which equals a speed index of 103.

The winning connections of Jess Political accept the Billy Montgomery Stakes trophy Saturday night at Evangeline Downs. © Coady Photography
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