Evangeline Downs Entries & Results for Friday, August 19, 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: $12,500

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: Our pick is the 5/2 second choice, #1 Crimson Feline. The nine-year-old mare by Lion Tamer is trained by Corale A. Richards and ridden by Joe Stokes. She 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

Crimson Feline

Lion Tamer

Corale A. Richards

Joe Stokes

5/2

2 2

Savvy Shipman

Midshipman

Allen Landry

Treylon S Albert

2/1

3 3

Georgia Dawn

Call Me George

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

10/1

4 4

My Little Jen

City Zip

Corale A. Richards

Vicente Del-Cid

3/1

5 5

Cypress Queen

Cairo Prince

Ricky Courville

Casey Fusilier

15/1

6 6

Izeonpoint

Point of Entry

Jayde J. Gelner

Wallynette Rodriguez

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Georgia Dawn  3 $12.20 $5.80 $3.00
Izeonpoint  6 - $5.20 $4.00
Cypress Queen  5 - - $2.80
Savvy Shipman  2 - - -
Also rans: My Little Jen, Crimson Feline
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 3-6-5-2 $874.00 $4,546.00
Exacta 3-6 $79.60 $9,040.00
Trifecta 3-6-5 $315.80 $6,217.00
Fractions and final time: :25.1, :49.01, 1:13.98, 1:27.11, 1:40.6
Winning Owner: Rylee Grudzien
Winning Breeder: Billy J. Hebert
GEORGIA DAWN broke on top, dueled into the first turn closest to the inside, continued to alternate the middle half mile, narrowly showed the way into the stretch then drove well clear.

1M, 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 #2 Policy Limit the 9/5 ML favorite trained by Karl Broberg and ridden by Timothy Thornton. The four-year-old gelding by Bradester 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

Fiftyfive Strong

Wicked Strong

Randy Degeyter, Jr.

Devin H. Magnon

7/2

2 2 Picks Report

Policy Limit

Bradester

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

9/5

3

Spin Town

Tamarkuz

Scott Gelner

C.J. McMahon

20/1

4 4

Country Cut

Gormley

Scott Gelner

Vicente Del-Cid

10/1

5 5

Oak Hill Solution

Real Solution

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

2/1

6 6

Blazing Charlie

My Pal Charlie

Kearney Segura

Joe Stokes

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Oak Hill Solution  5 $10.60 $4.00 $2.60
Policy Limit  2 - $3.00 $2.20
Blazing Charlie  6 - - $2.20
Country Cut  4 - - -
Also rans: Fiftyfive Strong
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-2-6 $84.00 $7,798.00
Superfecta 5-2-6-4 $132.60 $3,790.00
Exacta 5-2 $44.40 $11,401.00
Daily Double 3-5 $116.20 $2,194.00
Fractions and final time: :24.6, :48.92, 1:14.42, 1:28.25, 1:42.73
Winning Owner: L and G Racing Stables
Winning Breeder: Moon Lake Equine Center LLC
OAK HILL SOLUTION broke alertly, altenrated up front in the two path, narrowly showed the way into the lane while continuing off the inside, long drive to the wire, slight drift late to brush with the runner up, proved best in determined fashion.

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

Hannah's Haven makes progress at Evangeline Downs.

4 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
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: Our pick is the 5/2 second choice, #1 Make Your Destiny. The two-year-old gelding by Destin is trained by Chasey Deville Pomier and ridden by Vicente Del-Cid. He has a top trainer who has shown the ability to prepare a first time starter to win on debut. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

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

Make Your Destiny

Destin

Chasey Deville Pomier

Vicente Del-Cid

5/2

2 2

Problem Child

Sabercat

Howard Alonzo

Joe Stokes

9/2

3 3

Spreading Rumors

Overanalyze

Sturges J. Ducoing

Timothy Thornton

2/1

4 4

Tucker the Grump

Time Bandit

Kevin M. Williams

Treylon S Albert

3/1

5 5

Fishin With Pete

Guilt Trip

Samuel Breaux

C.J. McMahon

8/1

6 6

All Country

Country Day

Lester Simon

Wallynette Rodriguez

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Problem Child  2 $9.00 $4.40 $3.20
Tucker the Grump  4 - $6.40 $4.00
Make Your Destiny  1 - - $2.80
Fishin With Pete  5 - - -
Also rans: Spreading Rumors, All Country
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-4 $46.40 $13,900.00
Trifecta 2-4-1 $124.20 $8,693.00
Superfecta 2-4-1-5 $411.80 $5,290.00
Pick 3 3-5-2 $435.00 $2,466.00
Daily Double 5-2 $71.20 $1,065.00
Fractions and final time: :23.55, :47.8, :54.11
Winning Owner: J. Patrick Lee Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: Gerald L. Averett Jr.
PROBLEM CHILD broke behind the leaders and was unable to keep up despite being asked, moved out, came four wide out of the turn when beginning to move, collared the leader just inside the furlong marker and edged clear while kept to pressure.

1M, Dirt, $15,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,500

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

Grand Priority

Apriority

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

6/1

2 2

Fort Bonz

Fort Larned

Edith A. Mojica

Roberto Morales

10/1

3 3

Uncle Frank

California Chrome

Billy G. Sturrock

Devin H. Magnon

2/1

4 4

Spheroid

Orb

Keith Charles

Vicente Del-Cid

7/2

5 5

Smoky Topaz

Congrats

Brett A. Brinkman

Casey Fusilier

9/2

6

Carries Man

Artie Schiller

Billy G. Sturrock

V. Hernandez

20/1

7 7

Gunner Paul

Exaggerator

Sarah Delany

Alexander Castillo

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Uncle Frank  3 $10.20 $3.60 $2.60
Gunner Paul  7 - $2.40 $2.20
Smoky Topaz  5 - - $4.60
Spheroid  4 - - -
Also rans: Fort Bonz, Grand Priority
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 3-5-2-3 $14,149.20 $4,716.00
Daily Double 2-3 $47.60 $2,061.00
Exacta 3-7 $35.80 $37,261.00
Superfecta 3-7-5-4 $298.40 $16,214.00
Trifecta 3-7-5 $152.80 $26,139.00
Pick 3 5-2-3 $646.00 $2,369.00
Fractions and final time: :24.43, :48.27, 1:12.94, 1:25.56, 1:38.68
Winning Owner: Terry Don Hatch
Winning Breeder: BlackRidge Stables LLC, Pete Yutmeyer &Susan Yutmeyer
UNCLE FRANK broke on top, quickly clear into the first turn, saw that lead diminish up the backstretch while in the two path, shrugged off a couple of rivals out of the final turn to be clear into the lane, maintained daylight to the wire under steady handling.

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, Turf, $20,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $17,000

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

Apriority Girl

Apriority

Edward R. Gallaway, Jr.

Coby J. Bourque

8/1

2 2

Roseisalwaysrite

Half Ours

Christopher Blanchet

Casey Fusilier

9/2

3 3

Charming Kat

Lewis Michael

Dalton Senegal, Jr.

Treylon S Albert

20/1

4 4

Kellie Mae

Soaring Sun

Donald Cormier, Jr.

Jared Balthazar

20/1

5 5

Scarlet Storm

Court Vision

Ricky Courville

Devin H. Magnon

2/1

6

Custom Design

Custom for Carlos

Floyd D. Pitzer

C.J. McMahon

4/1

7

Arms Apriority

Apriority

Lee Thomas

Maria L. Baca

9/5

Runner Win Place Show
Apriority Girl  1 $14.60 $4.80 $2.10
Scarlet Storm  5 - $2.20 $2.10
Roseisalwaysrite  2 - - $2.10
Charming Kat  3 - - -
Also rans: Kellie Mae
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-1 $81.00 $2,538.00
Exacta 1-5 $42.60 $23,292.00
Superfecta 1-5-2-3 $78.40 $10,320.00
Trifecta 1-5-2 $41.00 $20,165.00
Pick 3 2-3-1 $1,330.80 $3,549.00
Fractions and final time: :22.7, :47.02, 1:00.33
Winning Owner: Edward R. Gallaway, Jr.
Winning Breeder: Israel Flores Horses, LLC
APRIORITY GIRL took command along the inside after an even start, dueled into the turn, headed entering the stretch, regained the advantage nearing the furlong marker and edged clear under firm handling.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $10,000 Starter Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $14,000

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Galaxy Thirtysix

Greeley's Galaxy

John Ney

Joe Stokes

6/1

2

Alberta Moon

Harbor the Gold

Kenneth Weeks

Timothy Thornton

20/1

3 3

Wild Mallory

Greeley's Galaxy

Ronnie Averett

Vicente Del-Cid

1/1

4 4

Gee Gee

Danza

Edward L. Cox

C.J. McMahon

8/1

5

Goodnight Gracie

Itsmyluckyday

Jason H. Magnon

Theodrick Ledet

15/1

6 6

Gaby's Promise

Flashpoint

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Casey Fusilier

20/1

7 7

Broke Financing

Oxbow

Dwayne Jackson

V. Hernandez

20/1

8 8

Green Monster

Bayern

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

5/2

9 9

Building Home

Time Bandit

Eduardo Ramirez

Joel Dominguez

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Green Monster  8 $6.40 $2.60 $2.10
Wild Mallory  3 - $2.40 $2.10
Gee Gee  4 - - $2.80
Broke Financing  7 - - -
Also rans: Galaxy Thirtysix, Building Home, Gaby's Promise
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 3-1-8 $206.00 $5,054.00
Daily Double 1-8 $93.60 $1,242.00
Exacta 8-3 $13.60 $39,050.00
Superfecta 8-3-4-7 $361.00 $29,459.00
Trifecta 8-3-4 $48.20 $37,148.00
Fractions and final time: :21.94, :45.2, :57.92, 1:04.32
Winning Owner: Rylee Grudzien
Winning Breeder: University of Kentucky
GREEN MONSTER broke in good order, patiently handled into the turn, began to advance midway on the bend, set down, kicked down the leader from the outside to win going away.

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.'

7 1/2F, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $22,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
6

Declare War

Declaration of War

Cesar Govea

Alexander Castillo

7/2

1A 9

Old Sot

Uncle Mo

Cesar Govea

Alexander Castillo

7/2

2 1

Minnesota Miracle

First Samurai

Kearney Segura

Joe Stokes

2/1

3 2

Big Boy Dave Rex

Ruler's Court

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

5/1

4 3

Doctor Leo

Etbauer

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

12/1

5 4

Easy to Miss

Big Band Sound

Eduardo Ramirez

C.J. McMahon

20/1

6 5

One Time Gem

Not This Time

Keith G. Bourgeois

Gerard Melancon

5/2

7 7

Cherokee Takeover

Takeover Target

Keith Charles

Vicente Del-Cid

15/1

8 8

Standing Man

Verrazano

Corale A. Richards

Casey Fusilier

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Easy to Miss  5 $43.60 $15.60 $6.80
Doctor Leo  4 - $6.00 $3.80
Minnesota Miracle  2 - - $2.60
Cherokee Takeover  7 - - -
Also rans: Old Sot, Big Boy Dave Rex, Standing Man, One Time Gem
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-8-5 $894.80 $2,387.00
Trifecta 5-4-2 $709.60 $24,848.00
Superfecta 5-4-2-7 $3,152.80 $14,507.00
Exacta 5-4 $206.00 $32,686.00
Daily Double 8-5 $114.40 $2,001.00
Fractions and final time: :24.41, :48.19, 1:13.41, 1:26.31, 1:39.69
Winning Owner: Brandon Hebert
Winning Breeder: Kendel Duane Standlee
EASY TO MISS hustled clear away from the gate and got to the inside, continued to set the pace while rating up the backstretch, garnered a larger advantage when straightened for home, found more late when challenged by the runner up from the inside, dug in final strides to prove best.

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

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Debbies Passage

Custom for Carlos

Juan A. Larrosa

Roberto Morales

9/5

2 2

Kleinmeister

Bodemeister

Edward L. Cox

C.J. McMahon

5/2

3 3

Stop the Friend

Can the Man

Carol Constantine

Casey Fusilier

20/1

4

Cash Bizness

Fed Biz

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

7/2

5 5

Marama

Aikenite

Angel M. Cordero

Vicente Del-Cid

9/2

6

Roux Bandit

Time Bandit

Ronnie Averett

Joe Stokes

8/1

7 7

Enough Heart

Lewis Michael

John Bernard

Treylon S Albert

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Debbies Passage  1 $2.60 $2.10 $2.10
Kleinmeister  2 - $3.00 $2.10
Marama  5 - - $2.60
Enough Heart  7 - - -
Also rans: Stop the Friend
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 8-5-1 $157.00 $7,808.00
Pick 4 1-8-5-1/4/6 $2,442.80 $7,329.00
Pick 5 3-1-8-5-1/4/6 $570.60 $10,843.00
Trifecta 1-2-5 $9.00 $14,261.00
Superfecta 1-2-5-7 $14.20 $8,448.00
Exacta 1-2 $4.80 $25,729.00
Daily Double 5-1 $83.80 $5,481.00
Fractions and final time: :22.2, :45.79, :59.18
Winning Owner: Jason S. Guidry
Winning Breeder: Charles Phillips
DEBBIES PASSAGE quickly sprinted clear after the start, continued to maintain a considerable advantage through the turn, roused upper stretch and was not threatened to the wire while being kept to task.

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