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Owner-Breeder Bertram Klein Dies

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4 Proactive Steps to a Healthy Horse

Louisiana Bred Wheatfield Finishes Second in G2 Inside Information Stakes

 OBS April Two-Year-Olds In Training Catalog Now Online

The Elite Program, Inc. to Present Two April Courses

Louisiana Bred Two-Year-Olds Fare Well at OBS March

The LTBA Announces Changes to Louisiana Champions Day

 


BELIEVE IN BERTIE VICTORIOUS IN RED CAMELIA

RED CAMELIA
Fair Grounds, 3-11-17, abt. 8 furlongs (turf)
Four Year Old and Upwards, Purse $60,000

BELIEVE IN BERTIE
Langfuhr–Saint Bertie, by Street Cry (IRE)
Breeder: Richard Klein & Bertram Klein
Owner: Richard Klein & Bertram Klein
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: Shaun Bridgmohan

2nd
Safari Calamari
Half Ours–Zaafira, by A.P. Indy
Breeder: Brittlyn Stables, Inc.
Owner: Brittlyn Stables, Inc.
Trainer: Ron Faucheux
Jockey: Marcelino Pedroza

3rd
Pacific Pink
Private Vow–Truly Romantic, by Robyn Dancer
Breeder: Brandon Adcock
Owner: Keith Plaisance
Trainer: Edward J. Johnston
Jockey: Jose Valdivia

Course: Firm, 1:38.53, Margins: 6 3/4, 2, head

Richard and Bertram Klein’s Brad Cox-trained Believe in Bertie ($2.20, $2.10 and $2.10) spread her gospel once again to the tune of an open-length, dominating performance on Saturday afternoon in the $60,000 Red Camelia Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The 4-year-old broke well from post two in the six-filly and mare field and relaxed before opening up a pair of lengths down the backside through fractions of 25.30 and 50.30. 

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JEFF AND J’S DREAM RALLIES LATE FOR BIG UPSET IN OWNERS’ APPRECIATION DAY STAKES AT DELTA DOWNS ON CLOSING NIGHT

OWNERS’ APPRECIATION DAY S.

Delta Downs, 3-11-17, 8 furlongs
Four Year Old and Upwards, Purse $50,000


JEFF AND J’S DREAM
Marino Marini–Dream Day, by Thunder Gulch
Breeder: J.E. Nichols & Miller Thoroughbred Farm, Inc.
Owner: David C. Gomez
Trainer: David C. Gomez
Jockey: Juan A. Larrosa
Track: Fast, 1:39.23

VINTON, LA. – Delta Downs closed out its 2016-17 Thoroughbred season on Saturday night with a 10-race program that included the final pair stakes races for the meet. The $50,000 Owners’ Appreciation Day Stakes featured an upset as Jeff and J’s Dream rallied late to win under jockey Juan Larrosa while Vieja Luna scored big in the $50,000 Owners’ Appreciation Day Distaff Stakes with jockey Roberto Morales in the saddle.

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Let Us Be Glad All Smiles in Dixie Poker Ace

DIXIE POKER ACE S.  

Fair Grounds, 3-4-17,  a8f (turf)
Four Year Olds and Upwards, Purse $60,000,

LET US BE GLAD
Eskendereya–Matchoftheday (IRE), by Hawk Wing
Breeder: Coteau Grove Farms
Owner: Chris Aulds
Trainer: Jose G. Castanon
Jockey: Gabriel Saez

Chris Auld’s Jose Castanon-trained Let Us Be Glad took advantage of a pace battle between favorites, pounced with aplomb under Gabriel Saez and ultimately proved victorious in the 37th running of the $60,000 Dixie Poker Ace Stakes.

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Believe In Bertie Sets New Stakes Record in Daisy Devine Stakes

BELIEVE IN BERTIE
by Langfuhr – Saint Bertie by Street Cry (IRE)
Breeder: Richard Klein & Bertram Klein
Owner: Richard Klein & Bertram Klein
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: S. Bridgmohan

Richard Klein and Bertram Klein’s Louisiana-bred Believe in Bertie set her second track record of the season in New Orleans when posting a half-length victory in the $75,000 Daisy Devine Stakes over 1 1/16 miles on the Stall-Wilson turf course.

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MOBILE BAY BECOMES A MILLIONAIRE WITH IMPRESSIVE WIN IN THE $150,000 LOUISIANA PREMIER NIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP AT DELTA DOWNS

–  LEADING JOCKEY DIEGO SAENZ GETS A RIDING TRIPLE ON RICH NIGHT OF RACING –

VINTON, LA. – Delta Downs hosted the 14th edition of Louisiana Premier Night on Saturday which included 10 stakes races and total purse money of more than $850,000 offered. The featured event on the card was the $150,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship, which was won by Tigertail Ranch’s Mobile Bay, who went over the $1 million mark in career earnings with the victory. Mobile Bay is trained by Victor Arceneaux and was ridden by Diego Saenz, who had a riding triple on the night.

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LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Championship
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 11/16 Miles
Four Year Old and Upwards, Purse $150,000
MOBILE BAY
Lone Star Special - Tranquility Bay by Out of Place.
Breeder: Tigertail Ranch
Owner: Tigertail Ranch
Trainer: Victor Arceneaux
Jockey: Diego Saenz

2nd
The Pickett Factor
Gold Tribute-Dynaspice, by Dynaformer
Breeder: E. O. Pickett
Owner:  Melissa Cantacuzene
Trainer: Ralph R. Irwin
Jockey: Luis Quinonez

3rd
Fort Pulaski
Any Given Satruday-Jazzwithcandy, by Jambalaya Jazz
Breeder: Tigertail Ranch
Owner: Tigertail Ranch
Trainer: Danny Pish
Jockey:Steven J. Bourque

Track: Fast, 1:44.81, Margins: 1, 4 1/2, 5

 

LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Sprint
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 5 furlongs
Four Year Old and Upwards, Purse $100,000
ICY GENTLEMAN
Yankee Gentleman - Icy Day by Five Star Day.
Breeder: Ironwater Farms Joint Venture
Owner: Ironwater Farms Joint Venture
Trainer: Henry B. Johnson, Jr.
Jockey: Jorge Guzman

2nd
C U Tiger
Indian Territory-Comehomewithasmile, by Came Home
Breeder: Bill Langford
Owner:  Bill Langford  and Roland Bruno
Trainer: Roland L. Bruno
Jockey: Alex Cortez

3rd
Greeley's Wish
Greeley’s Galaxy-A Wish For Travis, by Moonlight Dancer
Breeder: Margie K. Averett
Owner: Brian Schweda
Trainer: Brian Schweda
Jockey: Timothy Thornton

Track: Fast, :58.46, Margins: 3, 3/4, 3

 

Louisiana Bred Premier Night Distaff
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 Mile
Four Year Old and Upwards, Fillies & Mares, Purse $100,000
BIG WORLD
Custom for Carlos - Tensas Wedding Joy by Broken Vow
Breeder: Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm , LLC
Owner: Maggi Moss
Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
Jockey: Gerard Melancon

2nd
Illussion Artist
Drosselmeyer-Art of Illusion, by Forest Wildcat
Breeder: 4 M Ranch
Owner:  Steve Landers Racing LLC 
Trainer: Brad H. Cox
Jockey: Colby Hernandez

3rd
Pacific Pink
Private Vow-Truly Romantic, by Robyn Dancer
Breeder: Brandon Adcock
Owner: Keith Plaisance
Trainer: Edward J. Johnston
Jockey: Miguel Mena

Track: Fast, 1:38.91, Margins: 4, 1, 2

 

Louisiana Bred Premier Night Matron
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 5 furlongs
Four Year Old and Upwards, Fillies & Mares, Purse $100,000
SUNNY OAK
Giant Oak - Heckuva Time by Gilded Time
Breeder: Jeff Wahman & Darlene Wahman
Owner: Keith Plaisance
Trainer: Edward J. Johnston
Jockey: Miguel Mena

2nd
Sarge's Daughter
Salute The Sarge-Mind Blowing, by Friends Lake
Breeder: Southern Equine Stables, LLC & DarrellC. Comeaux
Owner:  Brian Freking and Anthony J. Wolfe 
Trainer: William B. Sandmann III
Jockey: Eddie Martin, Jr.

3rd
Smittys Cougar
Half Ours-Smitty’s Sunshine, by Seeking A Home
Breeder: Elliott Necaise
Owner: Susan K. Love
Trainer: Ron Faucheux
Jockey: Gerard Melancon

Track: Fast, :58.30, Margins: 3 1/2, 1/2, hd

Louisiana Bred Premier Night Starlet
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 Mile
Three Year Old Fillies, Purse $100,000
MR. AL’S GAL
Salute the Sarge - Spanish Ice by Spanish Steps
Breeder: Roger Guy Smith
Owner: Roger G. Smith
Trainer: Justin Jeansonne
Jockey: Richard Eramia

2nd
Our Millie
Half Ours-Magic Maiden, by You and I
Breeder: Barbara V. Rowell
Owner: Marble Farms LLC
Trainer: Joseph M. Foster
Jockey: Alexander Castillo

3rd
My Gal Layla
My Pal Charlie-Bellebottom Blues, by Cure The Blues
Breeder: Elliott Necaise
Owner: Susan K. Love
Trainer: Eduardo Ramirez
Jockey: Roberto Morales

Track: Fast, 1:40.89, Margins: 4 3/4, 1/2, 3 1/4



LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Prince
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 Mile
Three Year Olds, Purse $100,000
UNDER PRESSURE
Birdstone - Charming Colleen by Charismatic
Breeder: James McIngvale
Owner: Mallory Greiner
Trainer: Chris Richard
Jockey: Diego Saenz

2nd
Magic Vow
Private Vow-Whitewashed, by Broad Brush
Breeder: J. Adcock
Owner: Brittlyn Stable, Inc
Trainer: Allen Landry
Jockey: Kerwin D. Clark

3rd
Saints Fan
Tale of Ekati-Boy Crazy, by Sky Mesa
Breeder: Dallas Stewart
Owner: Dallas Stewart
Trainer: Dallas Stewart
Jockey: Colby Hernandez

Track: Fast, 1:40.47, Margins: 2, 1 1/2, 3/4



LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Ragin Cajun Starter Handicap
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 5 furlongs
Four Year Olds And Upward, Purse $50,000
HE'S ALL OURS
Half Ours-Bate’s Lady, by Lord Carson
Breeder: Jarvis Fortier & Doris Hebert
Owner: Dale White, Sr.
Trainer: Eduardo Ramirez
Jockey: Roberto Morales

2nd
Totally Ours
Half Ours-Swifty Victress, by Macho Uno
Breeder: Clear Creek Stud, LLC
Owner: Fleur De Lis Investments
Trainer: Corale A. Richards
Jockey: Colby J. Hernandez

3rd
Say Charlie
My Pal Charlie-Say Afleet, by Northern Afleet
Breeder: Stewart M. Madison & Channon Farm, LLC
Owner: David Fontenot Racing, LLC
Trainer: Shane Wilson
Jockey: Ashley Broussard

Track: Fast, :59.68, Margins: no, 1, 1


LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Bon Temps Starter Handicap
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 5 furlongs
Four Year Olds And Upward, Fillies And Mares, Purse $50,000
LADY EMILY SAGE
Intimidator-Lady Fingers, by More Than Ready
Breeder: Steve Asmussen
Owner: Ricky Courville & David Roy
Trainer: Ricky Courville
Jockey: Colby Hernandez

2nd
Tunica Girl
Gold Tribute-Forge Ahead, by Sunny’s Halo
Breeder: Neal McFadden & Mary McFadden
Owner: Clyde Taylor
Trainer: Brent Delahoussaye
Jockey: Steve Bourque

3rd
Chaotic Kitty
Big Top Cat-Lemon Yellow, by Red Ransom
Breeder: Circle H Farms
Owner: End Zone Athletics, Inc.
Trainer: Karl Broberg
Jockey: Ashley Broussard

Track: Fast, :59.84, Margins: hd, nk, hd


LOUISIANA Bred Premier Night Gentlemen Starter Handicap
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 1/16 Miles
Four Years Old And Upward, Purse $50,000
FLIT N TIME
Time Bandit-Miss Flit N Flot, by Leestown
Breeder: Margie K. Averett
Owner: Bonnie Wall
Trainer: Sam Breaux
Jockey: Diego Saenz

2nd
Rare
Fusaichi Pegasus-Xylophoone, by Dehere
Breeder: Curt Leake
Owner: Christopher E. Savage
Trainer: Sam Breaux
Jockey: Roberto Morales

3rd
Heavy On TheMister
Lion Tamer-Twinwinwin, by Twining
Breeder: T.J. Dickey & Rebecca Farm
Owner: Raymond Todd White and Randy J. Stone
Trainer: Karl Broberg
Jockey: Timothy Thornton

Track: Fast, 1:46.19, Margins: 7 1/4, 1 3/4, 1 1/2


Louisiana Bred Premier Night Ladies Starter Handicap
Delta Downs, 2-11-17, 1 Mile
Four Year Olds And Upward, Fillies And Mares,  Purse $50,000
NIGHT PARADE
Parading-Huckie, by Fast Play
Breeder: Stacy Moak
Owner: Rhonda Snodderly
Trainer: Alex De Beauville
Jockey: Larry Taylor

2nd
Coast Of La
Costa Rising-Kris’stalwart, by Stalwart
Breeder: Jarvis Fortier & Doris Hebert
Owner: Sandy Badeaux
Trainer: Eduardo Ramirez
Jockey: Diego Saenz

3rd
Salty Martini
Quiet American-French Martini, by Salt Lake
Breeder: Becky Winemiller
Owner: Kimberly Blackmon
Trainer: Donald Watson, Jr
Jockey: Bethany Taylor

Track: Fast, 1:41.22, Margins: 3, 2, 4 1/2

 

 

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