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Evangeline’s Amelia Belle Stakes Draws Nine Louisiana-Bred Sprinters


Recent stakes winner Scooter Prize is one of nine Louisiana-breds entered in Saturday’s Amelia Belle Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 29, 2015—Scooter Prize, a stakes winner during the Fair Grounds meet, is one of nine Louisiana-breds entered in Saturday’s 350-yard, $35,000 Amelia Belle Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

A 4-year-old daughter of First Prize Perry trained by Martin Trejo for owner Ana Lilia Alvidrez, Scooter Prize will be making her first start since August 29, when she scored a half-length victory in the 400-yard, $50,000 Mid-City Stakes (R) at Fair Grounds. The mare has banked $73,550 from eight outs.

David Alvarez has been named to ride Scooter Prize in the Amelia Belle.

The Alvidrez-Trejo owner-trainer team will also be represented by First Prize Copy, a 5-year-old First Prize Perry gelding who brings in a seven-race win streak that includes a neck victory as the odds-on favorite in the May 16, $25,000 Delta 550 Stakes (R).

The complete lineup, including jockey assignments--

  1. Scooter Prize (David Alvarez)
  2. First Prize Copy (David Alvarez)
  3. Bradys March Madness (Randy Edison)
  4. JW Divino Comento (John Hamilton)
  5. JJs Black Lace (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  6. Jessjinging (Everardo Rodriguez)
  7. Heza Fast Rogue (Donald Watson)
  8. Fast Talkin Henry (Alfonso Lujan)
  9. FJR Bread N Butter (Saul Ramirez Jr.).

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


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