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Streak Of Music Returns in Delta’s Virgil Bond


Streak Of Music is one of seven distance specialists entered in Friday’s 870-yard, $25,000 Virgil Bond Stakes at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—MAY 30, 2016—Kevin C. Nobles’ Streak Of Music is one of seven distance specialists entered in Friday’s 870-yard, $25,000 Virgil Bond Stakes at Delta Downs.

A 5-year-old Miracle Streak gelding trained by Ray Robbins, Streak Of Music has won three of his four starts since he was claimed for $10,000 at Delta Downs on June 13, 2015. Streak Of Music has won five of his 15 outs at the 870 distance, including the September 5, $30,000 Faubourg St John Stakes at Fair Grounds Racecourse in New Orleans.

Streak Of Music drew post 5 and will be ridden by Damian Martinez. The gelding’s six opponents include JLS Speed Horse Ranch’s JLS Book Of Psalms, a homebred 5-year-old son of First Prize Perry trained by Lanny Keith. A two-time winner at the 870 distance, the gelding ran second, one length behind winner TF Corona N Passion, in last year’s Virgil Bond.

Lucas Constantin will ride JLS Book Of Psalms from the rail post.

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

  1. JLS Book Of Psalms (Lucas Constantin)
  2. KR Jess Hopeful (J.R. Ramirez)
  3. Game Own (Luis Guerrero)
  4. KJR Tocaille (Alfonso Lujan)
  5. Streak Of Music (Damian Martinez)
  6. EC Cartel (Donell Blake)
  7. Downtown Forrest (Noe Castaneda).

The Virgil Bond Stakes, and all Delta Downs races, can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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