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Billy Montgomery Stakes Draws Full Field of Louisiana-Bred Sophomores


Jet Black Zoomer is one of 10 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Saturday’s $25,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (R) at Louisiana Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 13, 2016—Joseph Landreneau’s Jet Black Zoomer is one of 10 state-bred 3-year-olds entered in Saturday’s $25,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (R) at Louisiana Downs.

A gelded son of Jet Black Patriot trained by Kelli Smith, Jet Black Zoomer will be making his sophomore debut off of a half-length victory at odds of 30-1 in the 350-yard, $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile Stakes (RG2) at Fair Grounds on December 12. The gelding has earned $72,196 from eight outs.

Jet Black Zoomer drew post 6 and will be ridden by Antonio Alberto.

The complete lineup for the 350-yard Billy Montgomery Stakes, in post position order including jockey assignments--

  1. Im All Out (Gilbert Ortiz)
  2. Jetblackdash (Eleazar Hernandez)
  3. RT Streakin Dash (Armando Ramirez)
  4. Punctuality (Ray Mayo)
  5. One Special La Jolla (Everardo Rodriguez)
  6. Jet Black Zoomer (Antonio Alberto)
  7. Jess A Saint (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  8. Heisa Hot Ticket (Donald Watson)
  9. My Favorite Blue (David Alvarez)
  10. Zoominforgrady (Jose A. Rodriguez).

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


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