Evangeline Downs Entries & Results for Thursday, August 18, 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 /

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

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 selection is #4 Hushed Court Room the 7/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Karl Broberg and Timothy Thornton. A four-year-old daughter of Court Vision has the top combo of trainer and jockey. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Table One

Flashback

Benjamin Zeno

Carlos L. Marquez

10/1

2 2

Our Little Girl

Sadie's Soldier

Edith A. Mojica

Vicente Del-Cid

8/1

3 3

Us Second Cute Pie

Musketier (GER)

Benjamin Zeno

Wallynette Rodriguez

2/1

4 4 Picks Report

Hushed Court Room

Court Vision

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

7/2

5 5

Burning Desire

Empire Maker

Cortland Harrison

C.J. McMahon

9/5

6 6

Custom Maiden

Colonel John

Kenneth L. Roberts, Sr.

Maria L. Baca

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Our Little Girl  2 $5.40 $2.80 $2.20
Hushed Court Room  4 - $3.40 $2.60
Burning Desire  5 - - $2.20
Us Second Cute Pie  3 - - -
Also rans: Custom Maiden, Table One
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-4 $27.00 $11,911.00
Superfecta 2-4-5-3 $191.40 $7,212.00
Trifecta 2-4-5 $80.40 $9,468.00
Fractions and final time: :24.42, :49.61, 1:14.98, 1:28.03, 1:41.23
Winning Owner: Mojica Stables, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Gerald L. Averett Jr.
OUR LITTLE GIRL settled behind the early pace while saving ground through the first turn, lost some position late backstretch while continuing inside, moved out and encountered some traffic three furlongs out while three wide, two path into lane, altered course to the rail when a hole closed a furlong out, challaged up the inside and drew clear under steady handling.

6F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,500

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 #3 Baseball Lover the 7/5 ML favorite trained by Raymond Prejean and ridden by Vicente Del-Cid. The three-year-old gelding by Midnight Lute has the controlling early speed and standout speed figures in a projected slow pace. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Magnolia Ridge

Half Ours

Emile Schwandt

Treylon S Albert

8/1

2 2

Gorostieta's Love

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Sherman Savoie

C.J. McMahon

7/2

3 3 Picks Report

Baseball Lover

Midnight Lute

Raymond Prejean

Vicente Del-Cid

7/5

4 4

Out Making Treble

Flat Out

John Bernard

Louis A. Stokes

6/1

5 5

Valiant Defender

Stay Thirsty

Charles Zenon

Tracy J. Hebert

20/1

6 6

Mr. E Edwards

Neko Bay

Donald Rubin

Gerard Melancon

3/1

7 7

Heavenly Trump

Captain Countdown

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Baseball Lover  3 $2.10 $2.10 $2.10
Mr. E Edwards  6 - $2.40 $2.40
Out Making Treble  4 - - $3.40
Magnolia Ridge  1 - - -
Also rans: Gorostieta's Love, Valiant Defender, Heavenly Trump
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-3 $8.40 $3,997.00
Trifecta 3-6-4 $25.40 $17,446.00
Superfecta 3-6-4-1 $60.80 $12,097.00
Exacta 3-6 $4.60 $19,559.00
Fractions and final time: :22.65, :45.82, :58.17, 1:11.25
Winning Owner: Prejean, Raymond and Ardoin Farms LLC
Winning Breeder: WD Thoroughbreds LLC
BASEBALL LOVER broke on top, soon sprinted well clear off the inside, remained comfortably in front through the turn in the two path then steadily expanded that advantage down the lane under firm handling til the end. MR.

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

Hannah's Haven makes progress at Evangeline Downs.

7F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $24,000

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 top pick is #3 Big Ace the 7/5 ML favorite trained by Alan Klanfer and ridden by Joel Dominguez. The three-year-old gelding by Hard Aces has the top combo of trainer and jockey. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 4

Cash Holiday

Koh I Noor

Benjamin Zeno

Louis A. Stokes

3/1

1A 7

Jays Holiday

Koh I Noor

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Devin H. Magnon

3/1

2 1

Ondatrackpimpernel

Pimpernel

Charles Zenon

C.J. McMahon

5/2

3 2 Picks Report

Big Ace

Hard Aces

Alan Klanfer

Joel Dominguez

7/5

4 3

Luck of the Stars

Proudinsky (GER)

Eduardo Ramirez

Vicente Del-Cid

6/1

5 5

Wild Fist

Iron Fist

Marvin J. Ladner

Treylon S Albert

15/1

6 6

Bon Ton Roula

Stormster

Brent C. Fontenot

Theodrick Ledet

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Big Ace  3 $4.60 $2.40 $2.10
Luck of the Stars  4 - $2.20 $2.10
Cash Holiday  1 - - $2.10
Jays Holiday  1A - - -
Also rans: Wild Fist, Bon Ton Roula, Ondatrackpimpernel
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-3 $4.60 $2,117.00
Exacta 3-4 $7.40 $20,106.00
Superfecta 3-4-1-5 $82.20 $10,989.00
Trifecta 3-4-1 $13.40 $15,807.00
Pick 3 2-3-3 $18.00 $2,429.00
Fractions and final time: :22.85, :46.57, 1:12.06, 1:25.68
Winning Owner: Pamela Stephenson
Winning Breeder: Pamela Stephenson
BIG ACE vied up front out of the chute closest to the inside, continued to set a pressured pace into the turn, shook clear in the two path entering the stretch, drifted in slightly inside the furlong marker, continued to hold the runner up comfortably safe to the wire.

7 1/2F, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $21,000

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 2

Gobot

Iron Fist

Steven B. Flint

Timothy Thornton

8/5

6

Im Singled Up

Collected

Steven B. Flint

Timothy Thornton

8/5

2 1

Indefensible Town

Mo Tom

Keith G. Bourgeois

Treylon S Albert

5/2

3 3

Holy Prince

Lord Nelson

Sturges J. Ducoing

C.J. McMahon

5/1

4

Free Falling Nate

Free Drop Billy

Lonnie Briley

Joe Stokes

8/1

5

Samsplayerslounge

American Freedom

Jayde J. Gelner

Vicente Del-Cid

10/1

6 7

Sacred Nation

Star Guitar

Carl J. Woodley

Joel Dominguez

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Gobot  1 $3.80 $2.20 -
Sacred Nation  6 - $3.80 -
Indefensible Town  2 - - -
Holy Prince  3 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 2-3-3-1/4/5 $32.80 $11,174.00
Daily Double 3-1 $7.00 $1,543.00
Exacta 1-6 $12.40 $11,036.00
Superfecta 1-6-2-3 $30.00 $1,993.00
Trifecta 1-6-2 $28.60 $5,047.00
Consolation Double 3-5 $3.40 $0.00
Pick 3 3-3-1 $13.60 $5,921.00
Consolation Pick 3 3-3-5 $5.20 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :24.91, :50.15, 1:15.85, 1:28.98, 1:42.76
Winning Owner: Whispering Oaks Farm LLC
Winning Breeder: Carrol J. Castille & RelentlessRacing LLC
GOBOT with the pace from the outset along the inside, continued to narrowly show the way up the backstretch, raced on equal terms with the two other foes into the lane, long drive, fully extended to prove best.

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.

7F, Dirt, $7,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $10,500

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

Stand and Cheer

Warrior's Reward

Kevin M. Williams

Treylon S Albert

20/1

2 2

King Marvin

Custom for Carlos

Randy Degeyter, Jr.

Devin H. Magnon

6/1

3 3

Funny Actor

Danza

Cesar Govea

Joel Dominguez

20/1

4 4

Bourbon St Tappin

Tapiture

Ron Faucheux

Timothy Thornton

2/1

5 5

Arctic Rose

Half Ours

Oscar Modica

Gerard Melancon

3/1

6

Bode's Light

Bodemeister

Eduardo Ramirez

Vicente Del-Cid

9/5

7 7

F J's Gem

Gemologist

Chad Maturin

Joe Stokes

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
King Marvin  2 $7.00 $3.00 $2.40
Arctic Rose  5 - $3.00 $2.60
F J's Gem  7 - - $4.60
Bourbon St Tappin  4 - - -
Also rans: Funny Actor, Stand and Cheer
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 2-5-7 $110.00 $15,318.00
Pick 3 3-1-2 $53.80 $3,266.00
Consolation Pick 3 3-5-2 $20.00 $0.00
Daily Double 1-2 $17.40 $1,917.00
Exacta 2-5 $22.40 $19,413.00
Superfecta 2-5-7-4 $163.80 $9,063.00
Fractions and final time: :22.58, :45.6, 1:11.59, 1:25.98
Winning Owner: Shelton D. Gary
Winning Breeder: Earl Hernandez & Keith Hernandez & JohnDuvieilh
KING MARVIN broke in but alertly to show the way out of the chute by daylight, maintained a considerable advantage the middle three furlongs, enough left to hold the runner up safe in the waning strides.

1M, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $10,500

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Citizens Reward

Warrior's Reward

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

3/1

2

Lake Runner

Court Vision

Corale A. Richards

C.J. McMahon

15/1

3 3

Light as a Whisper

Awesome Bet

Brett A. Brinkman

Casey Fusilier

9/2

4 4

Lacis Jewel

Upstart

Scott Gelner

Vicente Del-Cid

5/2

5 5

Thinking of Her

Harborage

Brent Delahoussaye

Joe Stokes

12/1

6 6

My Rebel Girl

Ole Rebel

Jacoby Landry

Devin H. Magnon

5/1

7 7

Missgreeley'ssong

Greeley's Galaxy

Henry West, Jr.

Jared Balthazar

20/1

8 8

Crider Chase

Crider

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Louis A. Stokes

8/1

9 9

Two With a Ten

Flashpoint

John Anthony Leblanc

Treylon S Albert

10/1

10 10

Easter Girl

Chestertown Slew

Lynn J. Romero, Sr.

Brent David

20/1

11

Overly Sweet

Overanalyze

Benjamin Zeno

Coby J. Bourque

(Also-eligible)

10/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Lacis Jewel  4 $3.00 $2.40 $2.10
Crider Chase  8 - $12.20 $5.00
Citizens Reward  1 - - $3.60
Light as a Whisper  3 - - -
Also rans: Missgreeley'ssong, Two With a Ten, Thinking of Her, My Rebel Girl, Easter Girl
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 4-8-1-3 $447.00 $23,380.00
Exacta 4-8 $20.80 $51,003.00
Daily Double 2-4 $18.80 $1,699.00
Pick 3 1-2-4 $41.80 $4,108.00
Trifecta 4-8-1 $116.20 $35,594.00
Fractions and final time: :24.29, :48.25, 1:14.3, 1:28.1, 1:42.6
Winning Owner: Tyler Faul
Winning Breeder: Curt Leake & Elm Tree Farm, LLC
LACIS JEWEL maintained forward position from between horses into the first turn, remained within striking distance into the far turn, came three wide for the drive, challenged outside the two leaders soon after, fell back, made one last push to be up in time at the wire.

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.'

5 1/2F, Dirt, $5,000 Starter Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,500

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
3

My Man Louie

Custom for Carlos

Karl Broberg

Carlos L. Marquez

9/2

1A 7

Louisiana Hero

Afleet Alex

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

9/2

2 1

Impact Player

City Zip

Chad Ladner

Gerard Melancon

6/1

3 2

Bunkie's Song

Songandaprayer

Allen Landry

C.J. McMahon

8/1

4 4

Knockalittlelouder

Ole Rebel

Terry W. Vance

Vicente Del-Cid

3/1

5

I'm a Special Star

Lone Star Special

Eduardo Ramirez

Joel Dominguez

10/1

6 6

Glenn's Jumper

Trappe Shot

Shane Wilson

Jose Andres Guerrero

5/1

7 8

In the Arch

Dialed In

Allen Landry

Joe Stokes

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Glenn's Jumper  6 $9.80 $3.20 $2.80
In the Arch  7 - $2.60 $2.20
Impact Player  2 - - $3.60
Knockalittlelouder  4 - - -
Also rans: Louisiana Hero, Bunkie's Song
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 4-6 $21.60 $3,789.00
Exacta 6-7 $33.80 $26,177.00
Superfecta 6-7-2-4 $177.60 $9,820.00
Trifecta 6-7-2 $106.20 $14,763.00
Pick 3 2-4-6 $109.00 $2,781.00
Fractions and final time: :22.36, :45.51, :57.67, 1:04.19
Winning Owner: Wayne T. Davis
Winning Breeder: Dixiana Farms LLC
GLENN'S JUMPER

7F, Dirt, $7,500 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,500

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

House of Zong

Zong

Carol Constantine

Casey Fusilier

5/2

2 2

Korat Queen

Tale of the Cat

Henry West, Jr.

Efigenio Garcia Ruiz

15/1

3 3

Lucca's Lilyby

Lewis Michael

Donald Cormier, Jr.

Jared Balthazar

9/2

4 4

Tap Your Front

Summer Front

Richard G. Washington

Louis A. Stokes

5/1

5 5

Joey's Thunder

Joe's Son Joey

Joy I. Marlin

Tracy J. Hebert

20/1

6 6

Ignite the Passion

Bahamian Squall

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Theodrick Ledet

8/1

7 7

T J's Sunshine

Half Ours

Cortland Harrison

Devin H. Magnon

2/1

8 8

Kasens Tribe

Nownownow

Randy Shamsie, Sr.

V. Hernandez

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
T J's Sunshine  7 $4.80 $3.20 $2.20
Kasens Tribe  8 - $9.60 $4.80
Tap Your Front  4 - - $4.60
Lucca's Lilyby  3 - - -
Also rans: Korat Queen, Ignite the Passion, House of Zong, Joey's Thunder
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 2-2/4/11-6-7 $283.60 $8,752.00
Daily Double 6-7 $32.00 $6,591.00
Pick 5 1/4/5-2-2/4/11-6-7 $377.60 $12,652.00
Exacta 7-8 $37.20 $36,314.00
Superfecta 7-8-4-3 $1,144.20 $23,503.00
Trifecta 7-8-4 $268.60 $28,904.00
Pick 3 4-6-7 $56.20 $11,272.00
Fractions and final time: :23.27, :47.33, 1:15, 1:29.37
Winning Owner: Sidney Latulas
Winning Breeder: Ronald Alleman
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