News - Headlines December  3, 2022

Nineteen State-Bred Sophomores Entered in Louisiana QHBA Breeders' Derby Trials


Delta Downs Derby (RG3) winner Patriotic Trump is one of 19 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Saturday's 400-yard Louisiana QHBA Breeders' Derby (RG1) trials at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA–NOVEMBER 22, 2022–Gene Cox's Patriotic Trump, a homebred Jet Black Patriot gelding trained by Dwayne Breaux, is one of 19 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Saturday's 400-yard Louisiana QHBA Breeders' Derby (RG1) trials at Evangeline Downs.

Two 400-yard trials are slated. The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the December 17, $100,000-added final.

Patriotic Trump has earned $119,608 from six races this year, and his season record includes a three-quarter length win in the 400-yard, $188,000 Delta Downs Derby (RG3) for Louisiana-breds on July 16. The sorrel gelding drew post 3 and will be ridden by Juan F. Garcia Jr. in the first trial.

All Evangeline Downs races can be seen at Q-Racing Video.com.


 
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