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JLS Dashn And Zoomn Puts Win Streak on Line in Mardi Gras Derby


Fastest qualifier JLS Dashn And Zoomn brings a five-race win streak into the Mardi Gras Derby for state-bred 3-year-olds at Louisiana Downs Saturday.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

BOSSIER CITY, LA—MARCH 9, 2015—Fastest qualifier JLS Dashn And Zoomn will risk his five-race win streak in Saturday's 350-yard, $93,898 Mardi Gras Derby (R) for state-bred 3-year-olds at Louisiana Downs.

A sorrel son of Sir Runaway Dash, JLS Dashn And Zoomn races for Jose and Yolanda Guzman’s J and Y Racing and is trained by Brenda Foster. The gelding has banked $487,510 from 10 starts, and his win streak includes a half-length victory in the November 29, $1-million LQHBA Futurity (RG1) at Evangeline Downs, Louisiana’s richest race for any breed.

JLS Dashn And Zoomn drew post 7 and will be ridden by Raul Ramirez Jr.

Other contenders include Dashacrossyourmind, a stakes-winning Heza Fast Dash colt owned by Brock Brossard and Jacque Bourque and trained by Kevin Broussard. The 10th-fastest qualifier, Dashacrossyourmind ran second, 1 1/2 lengths behind JLS Dashn And Zoomn, in the 350-yard, $25,000 Bill Montgomery Stakes (R) at Louisiana Downs on January 17.

Dashacrossyourmind will be ridden by Donald Watson from post 9 in the Mardi Gras Derby final.

  • Fast Preacher Man (John Hamilton)
  • Zoomin For Bugs (Armando Ramirez)
  • Shes A Fast Dash (Eddi E. Martinez)
  • Dashin With Chrome (Randy Edison)
  • Diamonds Agouti (Lucas Constantin)
  • Wheres Mom (Orlando Baldillez)
  • JLS Dashn And Zoomn (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  • Game Hi (David Alvarez)
  • Dashacrossyourmind (Donald Watson)
  • Swagger Jet (Jorge Linares).

    The Mardi Gras Derby, and all Louisiana Downs races, can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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