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Big Timer Looks to Defend Title in Delta 550 Stakes


Stacey Moak’s Big Timer will look to defend his title in Saturday’s $25,000 Delta 550 Stakes at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—MAY 13, 2015—Stacey Moak’s Big Timer, a homebred 5-year-old son of Bigtime Favorite, will look to defend his title in Saturday’s $25,000 Delta 550 Stakes at Delta Downs.

Big Timer drew post 9 and will be ridden by Randy Edison for trainer Vann Haywood. The gelding has won both of his starts at this 550-yard trip, including last year’s Delta 550 Stakes.

Other contenders include Roberto Rosales’ Rusty Bloom, a 4-year-old Jet Cartel gelding trained by Carlos Saldivar. Rusty Bloom is coming off of a three-quarter length victory in a 550-yard allowance-optional claiming race at Delta on April 23, his first career start at the distance. Raul Ramirez Jr. has been named to ride Rusty Bloom from post 6.

The complete lineup, in post-position order including jockey assignments--

  1. First Prize Copy (David Alvarez)
  2. Sir Prize (Alfonso Lujan)
  3. King Casady (Zacharie Kelsey)
  4. Hez Royal William (Martin Rubalcava)
  5. Heza Bell Perry (Gilbert Ortiz)
  6. Rusty Bloom (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  7. Dashin Tee Pie (Garrett L. Medina)
  8. T Boy P (John Hamilton)
  9. Big Timer (Randy Edison)
  10. Jess Leaving You (Donald Watson).

All Delta Downs races can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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