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Gt N Boos Runaway Gets Second Allowance Win at Louisiana Downs Meet

Gt N Boos Runaway (#8) gets up over Rogue From The South (#6) in Tuesday's $11,700 feature allowance at Louisiana Downs

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BOSSIER CITY, LA–MARCH 28, 2023–Gt N Boos Runaway scored a neck win as the post time favorite in a blanket-finish to Tuesday's $11,700 feature allowance, for 3-year-olds which have never won three races, at Louisiana Downs.

Gt N Boos Runaway dueled under jockey Mario Trujillo before getting the nod while completing the 400 yards in :19.930 seconds, a 99 speed index with a 13 mph tailwind. The son of multiple stakes sire Sir Runaway Dash entered the race off an allowance win at LAD on January 14. He picked up a winner's purse valued at $7,020 for the effort.

Mario Trujillo, Jr. conditions the 4-year-old Louisiana-bred gelding for owner Robert J. Touchet, II. Brenda Touchet bred the $42,085 earner from the Toast To Dash mare Gt Toasted.

Runner-up Rogue From The South earned $2,340 for finishing second. Joel Huitron trains the Heza Fast Rogue gelding for owner Fausto Mendoza. Jockey Ubaldo Luna had the riding call on the Brock Broussard bred 3-year-old out of Southern Mandee by Ocean Runaway. The gray gelding has banked $27,890 in 14 career starts.

Jj Jess A Shadow was moved up from fourth to show position following the disqualification of Louie Blues after his jockey lost an iron and impeded a foe. The 4-year-old Jess An Idea colt earned $1,270 for owner-breeder J & J Stables, LLC. Jose Carrizales trains the 4-year-old out of Filly Er Up by Walk Thru Fire. Rene Hernandez had the riding call aboard the $37,272 earner.

Completing the official order of finish were Bux Bux Bux, Runaway Lucille, Jrs Carters Shadow, Ruse Splash Train and Louie Blues.

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About Louisiana Downs
Located near Shreveport in Bossier City, Louisiana, Louisiana Downs opened in 1974 and is 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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