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Harrah’s Dash Draws Ten Sprinters


Ten sprinters will faceoff in Saturday’s 250-yard, $15,000 Harrah’s Dash Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 2, 2018—Jose O. Barron’s Di Maria, a 4-year-old daughter of Tee Cos, is one of 10 sprinters entered in Saturday’s 250-yard, $15,000 Harrah’s Dash Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

Trained by Carlos Saldivar, Di Maria will be shortening in distance off of his third-place finish, a half of a length behind winner Shatto Stoli, in the 400-yard, $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Derby (RG2) at Fair Grounds on December 9. The mare drew post 4 and will be ridden by Everardo Rodriguez.

Scoopies Leaving You, a 7-year-old Coronas Leaving You stallion trained by Kevin Broussard for owner Joel Galindo, has won four of his 10 starts at the 250-yard distance, and he ran second, a half of a length behind winner Mister Big, in last year’s Harrah’s Dash. The stallion has won 16 of his 42 starts, including eight of 12 at Louisiana Downs, and he has earned $318,433.

Scoopies Leaving You drew the rail post and will be ridden by Donald Watson.

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

  1. Scoopies Leaving You (Donald Watson)
  2. Fast N Famous Eagle (Rolando D. Pina)
  3. Vicious Woman (David Alvarez)
  4. Di Maria (Everardo Rodriguez)
  5. MSM Runaway Dash (Luis Vivanco)
  6. Barefoot Beach (Randy Edison)
  7. Kut The Rose (Antonio Alberto)
  8. Fancy Mamacita (Nestor Duran)
  9. TF Jess A Leader (Damian Martinez)
  10. RBD Jessaswingin (Alfonso Lujan)

The Harrah’s Dash, and all Louisiana Downs races, can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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