News - Racing October  20, 2017

Ld Streakin N Leavin Duels To Victory in Louisiana Purchase Stakes at Delta


Ld Streakin N Leavin, under jockey Antonio Alberto, winning the $40,000 Louisiana Purchases Stakes Friday night at Delta Downs.

© Nicole Walker / Coady Photography

VINTON, LA—MAY 8, 2015—Ridden by jockey Antonio Alberto, 4-year-old Streakin N Leavin dueled early and held off a late surge by runner-up Allizoom to collect his first career stakes victory in the $40,000 Louisiana Purchases Stakes for 3-year-old & up state-breds on Friday night at Delta Downs. Jess Good Lookin finished neck behind in the show position.

Trainer Manuel Macias saddled the son of Coronas Leaving You for owner Jose O. Barron to a three-quarter length winning effort. The bay gelding completed the 350 yards in a quick :17.234 seconds to earn a 99 speed index. The $24,000 winner's purse boosted Ld Streakin N Leavin's earnings mark to $77,660.

Bred by Louis Dreyer from the Streakin La Jolla mare Streakin Juanita, his record stands at (17) 4-2-3.

Second place finisher Allizoom is a multiple stakes-placed daughter of First Prize Perry out of the champion mare Lett Her Zoom, by Shzoom. Ana Alvidrez owns the 4-year-old filly conditioned by trainer Martin Trejo. The Stephen Williams bred 4-year-old pushed her career earnings to more than $90,000 after pocketing the second place check of $8,000. David Alvarez had the riding call.

The winning connections of Ld Streakin N Leavin accept the Louisana Purchase Stakes trophy Friday night at Delta Downs. © Nicole Walker / Coady Photography
Jess Good Lookin dueled early under jockey John Hamilton but gave-way and had to settle for third place money of $4,400. Michael Taylor trains the Heza Fast Dash 4-year-old for owner Lori Johnson. Bred by Live Oak Farms, from the Mr Jess Perry mare Morin Jess, Jess Good Lookin is a graded-stakes placed earner of $130,249.

Sent to the gate at odds of 6-1, Ld Streakin N Leavin paid $15.20 to win, $8.60 to place and $6.20 to show. Allizoom was worth $8.80 to place and $8 to show. Jess Good Lookin returned $3.80 to show.

Completing the Louisiana Purchase field were Voncitas Game, Shesa Dashingromance, Chale Viejo, Bjs Case Of Crown, Zoomin For Bugs, Sir Prize, and Aint Eye Grey.

Delta Downs wraps up its third week of racing on Saturday night with another 10-race program that is scheduled to begin at 6:15 pm CT. The Saturday feature is the $25,000 Mother’s Day Stakes going as race nine.

For more information about the current season visit the track’s website at www.deltadownsracing.com or on the Facebook page, ‘Delta Downs Racing’.

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.

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