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Open Me A Corona Headlines Evangeline’s Amelia Belle


Open Me A Corona is one of seven Louisiana-bred sprinters entered in Saturday’s $30,000 Amelia Belle Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

OPELOUSAS, LA—SEPTEMBER 29, 2016—Multiple stakes winner Open Me A Corona is one of seven Louisiana-bred sprinters entered in Saturday’s 350-yard, $30,000 Amelia Belle Stakes (R) at Evangeline Downs.

A 6-year-old Coronas Leaving You stallion trained by Bobby Martinez for owners Charles Forbes Jr. and Tommy Hays, Open Me A Corona will be stretching out in distance off of his clear 1 1/2-length victory in the 250-yard, $50,000 Lakeview Dash Stakes (R) at Fair Grounds Racecourse on September 3. Open Me A Corona has won three stakes this season, including the 440-yard, $100,000 Louisiana Classic Stakes (RG2) at Delta Downs on July 9.

Open Me A Corona has won 15 of 19 outs and has banked $882,758. The stallion drew post 5 and will be ridden by David Alvarez.

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

  1. Lets Jess Do It (Alfonso Lujan)
  2. Philips Streakin (Randy Edison)
  3. Scooter Prize (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  4. Icanonlyemagine (Donald Watson)
  5. Open Me A Corona (David Alvarez)
  6. Heza Louisiana Dash (Gilbert Ortiz)
  7. Tm Dees Prize (Antonio Alberto).

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


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