News - Racing October  20, 2017

Cute Mic Jagger Breaks Track Record In Saturday's Mr Jess Perry Stakes


Cute Mic Jagger (#8), under jockey Raul Ramirez Jr., setting a new 350 yard track record in Saturday's $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes at Louisiana Downs.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 25, 2017—Cute Mic Jagger needed a track record performance to run down Scoopies Leaving You by a neck in the $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs. Tm Dees Prize finished a length back in the show position.

Ridden by jockey Raul Ramirez, Jr., Cute Mic Jagger edged ahead late to set a new 350-yard course record for Louisiana Downs. The chestnut gelding completed his task in :17.299 seconds, a 108-speed index into an 8-mph crosswind.

Millionaire Vals Fortune, one of the state's all-time greatest competitors, held the previous record of :17.319 seconds—set August 17, 2003.

Trainer Miguel Rodriquez saddled Cute Mic Jagger, a 4-year-old son of world champion and world champion sire Oak Tree Special, for Jagger Horse Racing. Bred by Janelle Simon, from the Dash Ta Fame mare Shannons Fame, the gelding has compiled a (16) 5-2-2 record and the $15,000 winners' purse today boosted his total earnings to $137,128.

Cute Mic Jagger entered the Mr Jess Perry off an allowance win January 24th at Louisiana Downs. Five races back he won for a $10,000 tag at Evangeline Downs.

Multiple graded winner Scoopies Leaving You earned $5,000 for his runner-up effort. Kevin Broussard trains the 6-year-old Coronas Leaving You gelding for owner Joel Galindo. Bred by Gerald Libersat, from the Toast To Dash mare Ms Scoopies Toast, the brown horse has earned more than $292,000. Donald Watson was up.

Alfonso Lujan had the riding call aboard third-place finisher Tm Dees Prize for owner Humberto Amaro and trainer Carlos Saldivar. The 5-year-old Fast Prize Dash gelding is out of Call Her Dee by Deefirst. Bred by Two The Max Investments LLC, Tm Dees Prized picked up $2,750 for the effort to bring his bankroll to $161.037.

Running Game Pat-riot, Zooinforgrady, The Ground Game, Jes A Fast Dasher, Louisiana Legends and Thisgameisunreal completed the field.


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