Evangeline Downs Entries & Results for Thursday, August 11, 2022

Evangeline Downs, Opelousas, LA
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Evangeline Downs opened in 1966 and was ranked the sixth best American racetrack by the Horseplayers' Association of North America.
Biggest stakes: The Evangeline Mile Handicap.

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Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.6%, second picks are winning at 21.1%, and third place picks are winning 16.3%.

Evangeline Downs Power Picks the last 14 days: 0.0% winners /

5F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,500

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Pick 4 (Races 1-2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #3 Whiskey Gent the 2/1 ML favorite trained by Brett A. Brinkman and ridden by Casey Fusilier. The three-year-old gelding by Mr Speaker has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

My Little Junior

Macho Uno

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Vicente Del-Cid

7/2

2 2

Jackie Moon

Greeley's Galaxy

Peter P. DeRousselle

C.J. McMahon

5/2

3 3 Picks Report

Whiskey Gent

Mr Speaker

Brett A. Brinkman

Casey Fusilier

2/1

4 4

Grand Production

Run Production

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

10/1

5 5

Big Sessy

Takeover Target

Veronica Davis

Louis A. Stokes

8/1

6 6

Ten Buds

Laurie's Rocket

Kearney Segura

Joe Stokes

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
My Little Junior  1 $14.80 $5.20 $3.80
Whiskey Gent  3 - $2.60 $2.40
Big Sessy  5 - - $5.40
Jackie Moon  2 - - -
Also rans: Ten Buds, Grand Production
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 1-3 $49.80 $13,413.00
Trifecta 1-3-5 $222.40 $8,476.00
Superfecta 1-3-5-2 $515.20 $5,191.00
Fractions and final time: :22.22, :46.31, :59.33
Winning Owner: Ovidio Del Cid Orantes
Winning Breeder: KMA Ranch
MY LITTLE JUNIOR broke alertly and raced with the early pace inside, fell back off the lead pack through the turn, moved out four wide into the lane, challenged outside the leaders past the furlong marker, edged clear under steady handling.

6F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top pick is #1 Miss Nitap the 5/2 ML favorite trained by Eduardo Ramirez and ridden by Joel Dominguez. The four-year-old filly by Closing Argument has good early speed in a projected paceless race in combination with better overall speed figures against this bunch to win in this spot. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Miss Nitap

Closing Argument

Eduardo Ramirez

Joel Dominguez

5/2

2 2

Younmehoneybunny

Custom for Carlos

Brett A. Brinkman

Casey Fusilier

3/1

3 3

For Real Alice

My Pal Charlie

Floyd D. Pitzer

C.J. McMahon

7/2

4

Envoys Legacy

Big Top Cat

Brent Toups

Joe Stokes

9/2

5 5

Blue Ridge Heat

Shackleford

Kevin Joseph Thompson

Timothy Thornton

6/1

6 6

American Rebel

Yankee Gentleman

Samuel Breaux

Vicente Del-Cid

5/1

Runner Win Place Show
Younmehoneybunny  2 $20.80 $5.60 $3.00
Miss Nitap  1 - $2.40 $2.10
For Real Alice  3 - - $3.00
Blue Ridge Heat  5 - - -
Also rans: American Rebel
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-2 $98.20 $2,901.00
Trifecta 2-1-3 $130.40 $6,152.00
Exacta 2-1 $63.60 $10,191.00
Superfecta 2-1-3-5 $417.00 $3,988.00
Fractions and final time: :22.42, :45.94, :58.88, 1:12.79
Winning Owner: Abbott, Barbara and Fournet, Carol
Winning Breeder: Michael Martin, LLC
YOUNMEHONEYBUNNY asked away from the gate to clear after an alert break, continued to hold a daylight through the turn while given a bit of a breather, coasted home through the stretch under intermittent urging.

Wednesday's Best Bet: Hannah's Haven makes progress

Hannah's Haven makes progress at Evangeline Downs.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,500

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The pick is the 8/1 sixth choice on the ML, #1 Vegas Guy. The four-year-old gelding by Dominus is trained by Robertino Diodoro and ridden by C.J. McMahon. He has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Vegas Guy

Dominus

Robertino Diodoro

C.J. McMahon

8/1

2 2

Hail Southern

Poseidon's Warrior

Angel M. Cordero

Vicente Del-Cid

3/1

3 3

B W P Special

Langfuhr

Edith A. Mojica

Roberto Morales

6/1

4

Policy Limit

Bradester

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

4/1

5

Marvelous Red

Teton Forest

Antonio Alberto

Devin H. Magnon

5/1

6 6

Waitin' On a Woman

Speightster

Ron Faucheux

Carlos L. Marquez

2/1

7 7

One Proud Boy

Congaree

Corale A. Richards

Casey Fusilier

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
B W P Special  3 $8.80 $2.60 $2.10
Vegas Guy  1 - $2.60 $2.10
Waitin' On a Woman  6 - - $2.10
Hail Southern  2 - - -
Also rans: One Proud Boy
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-3 $165.60 $1,250.00
Exacta 3-1 $17.20 $12,161.00
Superfecta 3-1-6-2 $47.20 $4,126.00
Trifecta 3-1-6 $32.00 $6,667.00
Pick 3 1-2-3 $430.20 $2,295.00
Fractions and final time: :22.43, :45.93, :58.55, 1:05.25
Winning Owner: Mojica Stables, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Stone Bridge Farm, LLC
B W P SPECIAL away in good order, pressed the leader up the backstretch and into the turn from the two path, extended stretch duel, proved best under brisk yet confident handling.

7 1/2F, Turf, $7,500 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $10,500

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) Pick 5 (Races 4-5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

L G Girl

Tamarkuz

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

8/1

2 2

Rockett Magic

Sabercat

Edward J. Romero

Casey Fusilier

5/1

3 3

Mschitchattour

Liaison

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Vicente Del-Cid

5/2

4 4

Fish N Chick

Bodemeister

Keith G. Bourgeois

Treylon S Albert

2/1

5

Nin to Win

Greeley's Galaxy

Allen Landry

Gerard Melancon

10/1

6

Top Ten Duchess

Tenpins

Lee Thomas

Carlos L. Marquez

7/2

7 7

Clocked in Tyme

Custom for Carlos

Nicholas Latour

Joe Stokes

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Rockett Magic  2 $16.00 $5.60 $3.60
Fish N Chick  4 - $3.40 $2.10
Mschitchattour  3 - - $2.40
L G Girl  1 - - -
Also rans: Clocked in Tyme
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 2-4-3-1 $105.20 $3,931.00
Trifecta 2-4-3 $76.60 $5,966.00
Pick 3 2-3-2 $528.00 $2,288.00
Pick 4 1-2-3-2 $2,512.80 $7,539.00
Daily Double 3-2 $49.00 $1,632.00
Exacta 2-4 $35.00 $9,427.00
Fractions and final time: :24.47, :48.45, 1:13.56, 1:27, 1:41.39
Winning Owner: Edward J. Romero
Winning Breeder: Edward J. Romero
ROCKETT MAGIC broke with the leaders, took control along the inside into the first turn, worked clear before a quarter, was joined by the runner up from the outside before a half, dueled into and through the final turn, headed between calls turning for home, regained the advantage in upper stretch, edged clear past the furlong marker and maintained daylight to the wire under steady pressure.

New controversy: Did Hot Rod Charlie violate shoe rule in win?

Photos appear to show Hot Rod Charlie wore illegal toe grabs in Lukas Classic win.

5F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $24,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) Pick 4 (Races 5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Big Tap Baby

Tapwrit

W. Bret Calhoun

C.J. McMahon

5/2

2 2

St Pierre

Danza

Don Stemmans

V. Hernandez

20/1

3 3

Lifeasweknowit

Run Production

Steven B. Flint

Timothy Thornton

7/2

4 4

Swift N Traffic

Cross Traffic

Scott Gelner

Joel Dominguez

4/1

5 5

Little Star Target

Takeover Target

Kearney Segura

Casey Fusilier

12/1

6 6

Buck's Glory

West Coast

Allen Landry

Joe Stokes

8/1

7 7

Star Syzygy

Astrology

Ron Faucheux

Wallynette Rodriguez

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Swift N Traffic  4 $17.20 $4.80 $2.80
Star Syzygy  7 - $2.60 $2.10
Big Tap Baby  1 - - $2.60
Buck's Glory  6 - - -
Also rans: Little Star Target, Lifeasweknowit, St Pierre
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-4 $170.20 $1,476.00
Exacta 4-7 $40.40 $21,679.00
Superfecta 4-7-1-6 $300.20 $10,210.00
Trifecta 4-7-1 $110.00 $13,284.00
Pick 3 3-2-4 $355.60 $1,779.00
Fractions and final time: :22.98, :46.67, :59.69
Winning Owner: 5G Farms, LLC and McBride Thoroughbreds LLC
Winning Breeder: Clear Creek Stud LLC
SWIFT N TRAFFIC broke sharp, soon sprinted well clear, given a breather through the turn, shaken up entering the stretch and was not threatened to the wire under a firm hand ride.

1M, Turf, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta / Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
4

Sy Michael

Court Vision

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

2/1

6

Draft Choice

Pick of the Litter

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

2/1

2 1

American Nightmare

Hit It a Bomb

Eduardo Ramirez

Joel Dominguez

8/1

3 2

Math Man

Algorithms

Juan A. Larrosa

Roberto Morales

10/1

4 3

Leroy Jenkins

Paynter

Howard Alonzo

Vicente Del-Cid

5/2

5 5

Duke of Blue Ridge

Daaher

Alan Klanfer

C.J. McMahon

15/1

6 7

Mucho Veloce

Mucho Macho Man

Patrick Devereux, Jr.

Joe Stokes

9/2

7 8

Chapel of Dreams

Catalina Red

Samuel Breaux

Casey Fusilier

12/1

8 9

Monitor Mills

Half Ours

Benard Chatters

Wallynette Rodriguez

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
American Nightmare  2 $15.80 $6.60 $3.40
Duke of Blue Ridge  5 - $9.20 $3.80
Leroy Jenkins  4 - - $2.10
Math Man  3 - - -
Also rans: Mucho Veloce, Monitor Mills, Chapel of Dreams
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 4-2 $117.40 $2,201.00
Exacta 2-5 $127.40 $9,803.00
Superfecta 2-5-4-3 $1,448.40 $4,547.00
Trifecta 2-5-4 $229.40 $5,513.00
Pick 3 2-4-2 $1,601.80 $2,136.00
Fractions and final time: :23.89, :47.42, 1:12.72, 1:26.18, 1:40
Winning Owner: L and G Racing Stables
Winning Breeder: Carnie Thoroughbred Farm
AMERICAN NIGHTMARE hustled clear along the inside the opening quarter, set a moderate pace while continuing inside, extended advantage far turn, not threatened through the stretch under firm handling.

Barn Tour: McPeek is loaded again with a 'good, solid group'

Kenny McPeek is loaded again with what he says is a 'good, solid group.'

6F, Dirt, $7,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Special Pryce

Warrior's Reward

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

5/2

2 2

Custom Kat

Custom for Carlos

Edward L. Cox

Joe Stokes

3/1

3 3

Quana Dude

First Dude

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

6/1

4 4

High Ridge

Lone Star Special

Antonio Alberto

Casey Fusilier

8/1

5 5

Monzza

Violence

Benard Chatters

Wallynette Rodriguez

10/1

6 6

Underdog

Majestic City

Scott Gelner

Vicente Del-Cid

9/2

7 7

Flashburn

Flashpoint

Jonah Fuselier

C.J. McMahon

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Monzza  5 $21.80 $9.60 $7.20
High Ridge  4 - $14.00 $8.00
Underdog  6 - - $2.80
Quana Dude  3 - - -
Also rans: Custom Kat, Flashburn
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-5 $213.60 $1,651.00
Exacta 5-4 $223.80 $14,316.00
Superfecta 5-4-6-3 $1,304.60 $7,656.00
Trifecta 5-4-6 $501.20 $9,547.00
Consolation Double 2-1 $14.20 $0.00
Pick 3 4-2-5 $1,491.80 $2,012.00
Consolation Pick 3 4-2-1 $67.80 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :22.58, :45.85, :58.4, 1:11.67
Winning Owner: Brent Nichols
Winning Breeder: Mystic Bloodstock
MONZZA pressed the issue in the two path, dueled turn and into the lane, fell back a bit off the leader while drifting out slightly inside the furlong marker, late surge between rivals to be up at the wire.

7 1/2F, Turf, $12,500 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,500

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Lukia

Honor Code

Cortland Harrison

Gerard Melancon

12/1

2

Bistineau Belle

Takeover Target

Brett A. Brinkman

Casey Fusilier

15/1

3 3

K V Squared

Mo Tom

Brian A. Huval

Joe Stokes

8/1

4 4

Ms. Priestly

Frosted

Sam B. David, Jr.

Vicente Del-Cid

3/1

5 5

Chrome Savage

California Chrome

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

4/1

6 6

High Value Target

Declaration of War

Sturges J. Ducoing

C.J. McMahon

5/2

7 7

Hot Patootie

Half Ours

John Ney

Timothy Thornton

10/1

8 8

Trinity Queen

Congaree

Glen I. Voorhees

Devin H. Magnon

5/1

9 9

Hairtrigger Heart

Break Up

Charles Zenon

Carlos L. Marquez

20/1

Runner Win Place Show
Chrome Savage  5 $4.60 $2.80 $2.10
High Value Target  6 - $3.00 $2.60
K V Squared  3 - - $4.00
Ms. Priestly  4 - - -
Also rans: Trinity Queen, Hot Patootie, Hairtrigger Heart
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-5-5 $296.20 $4,453.00
Consolation Pick 3 2-1-5 $29.60 $0.00
Pick 4 4-2-5-1/2/5 $3,290.00 $14,257.00
Pick 5 2-4-2-5-1/2/5 $1,416.60 $7,556.00
Trifecta 5-6-3 $32.40 $22,935.00
Superfecta 5-6-3-4 $88.60 $18,986.00
Exacta 5-6 $9.80 $36,087.00
Daily Double 5-5 $69.40 $5,506.00
Fractions and final time: :24.52, :49.11, 1:14.21, 1:27.74, 1:41.21
Winning Owner: Lazy Horse Race Club
Winning Breeder: Perry Martin & Denise Martin
CHROME SAVAGE off the pace while outside, crept a bit closer three wide final turn, came four wide for the drive, dueled the final furlong while widest, dug in late to narrowly prevail in game fashion.

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