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Delta's Par-A-Dice Stakes Draws Full Field of Ten


Delta Downs will host the $20,000 Par-A-Dice Stakes on Friday's field.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—JUNE 21, 2017—A full field of 10 sprinters has been entered in Friday’s 300-yard, $20,000 Par-A-Dice Stakes (R) at Delta Downs.

Lil Bro Big Streak, a 3-year-old son of Jet Black Patriot trained by Trey Ellis for the Melvin E. Hatley 1987 Trust, drew post 7 and will be ridden by Alfonso Lujan. The Louisiana-bred gelding has earned $13,020 from four starts this season, and his season resume includes a second-place finish in the 350-yard, $25,000 Bill Montgomery Stakes (R) at Louisiana Downs in January.

The Par-A-Dice Stakes is restricted to 3-year-olds and older who have not won a stakes race. The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments--

  1. Less Effortless (Randy Edison)
  2. Raramuri Apollo (Juan C. Garcia)
  3. Jess Iam First Royal (Pedro C. Espinosa)
  4. Tf Little Bit Rowdy (David Alvarez)
  5. Tellem Im Pumped (John Hamilton)
  6. Di Maria (Everardo Rodriguez)
  7. Lil Bro Big Streak (Alfonso Lujan)
  8. The Ground Game (Ricardo Hernandez Jr.)
  9. Tdz Fast Dasher (Noe Castaneda)
  10. Mariachy King (Santiago Mendez).

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


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