Evangeline Downs Entries & Results for Saturday, August 20, 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 /

7 1/2F, Turf, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,000

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: Our pick is the 5/2 second choice, #4 Mageez. The nine-year-old horse by Musket Man is trained by Keith G. Bourgeois and ridden by Joel Dominguez. He has very good speed figures and will be able to overcome the pace disadvantage to still come out on top. Get Evangeline Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
2

Inca Warrior

Temple City

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

8/1

5

Hot Stove League

Hit It a Bomb

Karl Broberg

Vicente Del-Cid

8/1

2 1

Pinch Assault

Due Date

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

10/1

3 3

Payday Too

Jimmy Creed

Keith G. Bourgeois

Gerard Melancon

2/1

4 4 Picks Report

Mageez

Musket Man

Keith G. Bourgeois

Joel Dominguez

5/2

5 6

Louisiana Moon

Malibu Moon

Corale A. Richards

Casey Fusilier

9/2

7

Chaosmos

Drosselmeyer

Russell C. Richard

Louis A. Stokes

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Mageez  4 $5.60 $2.10 -
Payday Too  3 - $2.10 -
Pinch Assault  2 - $2.10 -
Louisiana Moon  5 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 4-2-3 $8.80 $9,023.00
Exacta 4-3 $4.60 $0.00
Superfecta 4-2-3-5 $8.80 $4,922.00
Superfecta 4-3-2-5 $5.40 $0.00
Trifecta 4-3-2 $5.20 $0.00
Exacta 4-2 $8.00 $15,824.00
Fractions and final time: :25.15, :49.62, 1:14.53, 1:27.03, 1:39.61
Winning Owner: Troy Williams
Winning Breeder: James A. Mcgehee Jr.
MAGEEZ allowed the pace to go early while saving ground, continued inside up the backstretch and into the far turn, snuck through along the rail inside the two leaders to challenge turning for home, drew steadily clear.

4 1/2F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $24,000

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 selection is #3 Entitlement the 7/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Sam B. David, Jr. and Vicente Del-Cid. A two-year-old daughter of Takeover Target 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.

  • This race has 7 first-time starters Get the first-timer report today
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

R T's Gem

Gemologist

Thomas W. Sam

Louis A. Stokes

9/2

1A 3

R T's Cajun Lady

Gemologist

Thomas W. Sam

Louis A. Stokes

9/2

2 2

Country Lady

Country Day

Lee Thomas

Joe Stokes

12/1

3 4 Picks Report

Entitlement

Takeover Target

Sam B. David, Jr.

Vicente Del-Cid

7/2

4 5

One Mo to Go

Mo Tom

Corale A. Richards

Casey Fusilier

3/1

5 6

Niklausia

Jay Gatsby

Jarmondrick J. Broussard

Theodrick Ledet

15/1

6 7

Easy Act

Interactif

Kearney Segura

Timothy Thornton

6/1

7 8

Cced for Steph

Half Ours

Sturges J. Ducoing

C.J. McMahon

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Cced for Steph  7 $4.60 $2.80 $2.80
R T's Cajun Lady  1A - $5.00 $4.80
R T's Gem  1 - $5.00 $4.80
Entitlement  3 - - -
Also rans: One Mo to Go, Country Lady, Easy Act, Niklausia
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 4-7 $12.00 $5,535.00
Exacta 7-1 $18.60 $34,526.00
Superfecta 7-1-3-4 $171.00 $13,679.00
Trifecta 7-1-3 $60.60 $23,716.00
Fractions and final time: :22.47, :46.56, :53.1
Winning Owner: Autumn Hill Farms Racing Stables, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Autumn Hill Farms Racing Stables, Inc.
CCED FOR STEPH stalked the early leaders three wide into the turn, took over between the entrymates turning for home, quickly clear under a brisk hand ride, continued to draw off to be ridden out at the end.

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

Hannah's Haven makes progress at Evangeline Downs.

5F, Turf, $17,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,000

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 selection is #4 Totally Addicted the 7/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Sam B. David, Jr. and Vicente Del-Cid. A five-year-old son of Paddy O'Prado 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

Jeffrow

Custom for Carlos

Edward J. Romero

Casey Fusilier

9/2

2 2

One Tough Charlie

My Pal Charlie

John Ney

Joel Dominguez

3/1

3 3

Doctrinaire

Wicked Strong

Corale A. Richards

C.J. McMahon

8/1

4 4 Picks Report

Totally Addicted

Paddy O'Prado

Sam B. David, Jr.

Vicente Del-Cid

7/2

5 5

My Man Louie

Custom for Carlos

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

4/1

6 6

Sadie's Light

Sadie's Soldier

Ronnie Averett

Joe Stokes

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
My Man Louie  5 $6.80 $3.80 $3.00
Sadie's Light  6 - $5.40 $3.00
Jeffrow  1 - - $2.80
Doctrinaire  3 - - -
Also rans: One Tough Charlie, Totally Addicted
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-6-1 $108.80 $16,617.00
Daily Double 7-5 $30.20 $2,100.00
Exacta 5-6 $31.40 $28,522.00
Superfecta 5-6-1-3 $482.20 $10,380.00
Pick 3 4-7-5 $52.80 $3,015.00
Fractions and final time: :22.36, :46.51, :59.32
Winning Owner: End Zone Athletics, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson
MY MAN LOUIE last away, moved up quickly between foes to vie, dueled through the turn in the two path, held a narrow advantage past the furlong marker, put the other speed away soon after while holding the runner up at bay in the waning strides inside that one. SADIE'

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

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 1

Gilded Apple

Gold Tribute

Ricky Demouchet

C.J. McMahon

5/2

2 2

Achancetowin

Lewis Michael

Kearney Segura

Louis A. Stokes

15/1

3 3

Bigjim's Silvergal

Lewis Michael

Kearney Segura

Casey Fusilier

8/1

4 4

Moment to Dream

Star Guitar

Sturges J. Ducoing

Timothy Thornton

6/1

5 5

Be a Bandit

Greeley's Galaxy

Shelton J. Zenon, Sr.

Devin H. Magnon

9/2

6 6

Old Fashion Amour

Old Fashioned

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

20/1

7

Cajun Shots

Time Bandit

Benjamin Zeno

Coby J. Bourque

10/1

8 8

Texas Mama

Texas Bling

Karl Broberg

Vicente Del-Cid

9/5

Runner Win Place Show
Be a Bandit  5 $14.40 $6.40 $3.40
Gilded Apple  1 - $7.00 $3.60
Texas Mama  8 - - $3.00
Moment to Dream  4 - - -
Also rans: Bigjim's Silvergal, Old Fashion Amour, Achancetowin
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-5 $48.60 $2,310.00
Exacta 5-1 $82.40 $40,797.00
Superfecta 5-1-8-4 $489.60 $20,703.00
Trifecta 5-1-8 $243.20 $28,967.00
Pick 3 7-5-5 $165.60 $4,032.00
Pick 4 4-7-5-5 $346.40 $13,579.00
Fractions and final time: :22.15, :46.32, 1:00.06, 1:07.25
Winning Owner: Ovidio Del Cid Orantes
Winning Breeder: Gerald L. Averett
BE A BANDIT broke back, was outrun up the backstretch despite some encouragement, came four wide out of the turn, set down, rallied through some traffic, late surge to be up at the wire.

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, $12,500 Maiden Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,500

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

Big Rojo

Mastery

Richard G. Washington

Louis A. Stokes

2/1

2

Fireinthestorm

Apriority

Lee Thomas

C.J. McMahon

6/5

3 3

Fighting Soldier

Sadie's Soldier

Cynthia Morrell

Jared Balthazar

20/1

4 4

Willie the Man

Pimpernel

Frank Pennino

Theodrick Ledet

5/1

5 5

Uncle Chan

Interactif

Lester Simon

Wallynette Rodriguez

15/1

6 6

Etbauer's Secret

Etbauer

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Big Rojo  1 $3.00 $2.10 $2.10
Etbauer's Secret  6 - $2.10 $2.10
Willie the Man  4 - - $2.80
Fighting Soldier  3 - - -
Also rans: Uncle Chan
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-1 $22.00 $3,449.00
Exacta 1-6 $4.00 $35,423.00
Superfecta 1-6-4-3 $37.20 $10,529.00
Trifecta 1-6-4 $13.40 $21,868.00
Pick 3 5-5-1 $118.80 $3,114.00
Fractions and final time: :22.94, :47.34, 1:00.09
Winning Owner: N/V Racing Stables
Winning Breeder: Nursery Place, Manfuso & Wilhite
BIG ROJO forwardly placed for three furlongs along the inside, steered out three wide late in the turn, engaged the two leaders from the outside nearing the furlong marker, kicked clear under steady handling. ETBAUER'

6F, Dirt, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $26,000

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

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Common Law Cat

Closing Argument

Eduardo Ramirez

Vicente Del-Cid

2/1

2 2

Schnell

Star Guitar

Ron Faucheux

Devin H. Magnon

5/1

3 3

Micajah

Mass Media

Cortland Harrison

Gerard Melancon

5/2

4 4

Mucho Marvin

Mucho Macho Man

Ricky Courville

Casey Fusilier

12/1

5 5

Target Practice

Takeover Target

Chasey Deville Pomier

Wallynette Rodriguez

6/1

6 6

Blue Cheese

Midshipman

Samuel Breaux

C.J. McMahon

10/1

7 7

Golden Palace

Palace

Juan A. Larrosa

Joel Dominguez

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Schnell  2 $6.80 $3.60 $2.80
Common Law Cat  1 - $3.80 $2.60
Golden Palace  7 - - $3.60
Mucho Marvin  4 - - -
Also rans: Blue Cheese, Micajah, Target Practice
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-2 $14.80 $4,055.00
Exacta 2-1 $21.20 $24,741.00
Superfecta 2-1-7-4 $449.40 $9,743.00
Trifecta 2-1-7 $90.80 $17,385.00
Pick 3 5-1-2 $133.20 $4,089.00
Fractions and final time: :22.6, :46.05, :58.65, 1:11.66
Winning Owner: Ron Faucheux
Winning Breeder: Brittlyn, Inc.
SCHNELL withg the early pace in the run up the backstretch and into the turn, fell back a bit through upper stretch, set down, found more the final sixteenth to prove best in a game effort.

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
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $22,000

Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Hannah's Haven

Street Sense

Ron Faucheux

Treylon S Albert

8/1

2 2

Rumpus

Kantharos

Cesar Govea

Joel Dominguez

7/2

3

Money Well Spent

Guilt Trip

Sturges J. Ducoing

Timothy Thornton

3/1

4 4

Cadillac Ridge

Songandaprayer

W. Bret Calhoun

C.J. McMahon

15/1

5 5

Akiane's Soldier

Sadie's Soldier

Joseph Stanley Boxie

Louis A. Stokes

5/1

6 6

Glance

Girolamo

Corale A. Richards

Casey Fusilier

5/2

7

Empty Net

Nyquist

Karl Broberg

Vicente Del-Cid

10/1

8 8

Catcake

D'wildcat

Rylee Grudzien

Devin H. Magnon

15/1

9 9

Viv Viv Viv

Violence

Steven B. Flint

Gerard Melancon

20/1

10 10

Special Connection

Goldencents

Sam B. David, Jr.

Timothy Thornton

(Main Track only)

5/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Hannah's Haven  1 $3.60 $2.60 $2.20
Rumpus  2 - $3.80 $4.00
Special Connection 10 - - $2.60
Akiane's Soldier  5 - - -
Also rans: Catcake, Glance, Cadillac Ridge, Viv Viv Viv
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $25.40 $3,106.00
Exacta 1-2 $20.00 $35,670.00
Superfecta 1-2-10-5 $329.60 $13,743.00
Trifecta 1-2-10 $88.80 $22,982.00
Pick 3 1-2-1 $47.80 $3,549.00
Fractions and final time: :23.64, :47.78, 1:13.33, 1:26.48, 1:40.35
Winning Owner: Relentless Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: Springhouse Farm, John F. Goldthorpe &American Equistock, Inc
HANNAH'S HAVEN

7F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $10,000

Exacta / Trifecta / Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Poseidon Wrath

Super Saver

Eduardo Ramirez

Joel Dominguez

8/5

2 2

Customize My Quest

Custom for Carlos

Karl Broberg

Timothy Thornton

3/1

3 3

Liam Skye

Gunner's View (GB)

Edward R. Gallaway, Jr.

Coby J. Bourque

15/1

4 4

Rithmicallea

Lea

Scott Gelner

C.J. McMahon

8/1

5 5

Rockdale

Street Sense

Ron Faucheux

Devin H. Magnon

5/2

6 6

Midnight Nightmare

Shakin It Up

Juan A. Larrosa

Vicente Del-Cid

12/1

7 7

War Rogue

War Eagle

Kenneth L. Roberts, Sr.

Casey Fusilier

20/1

8 8

Mr. Nasty Time

D'wildcat

Charles Zenon

V. Hernandez

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Rockdale  5 $6.00 $3.00 $2.40
Customize My Quest  2 - $3.00 $2.80
Poseidon Wrath  1 - - $2.20
Rithmicallea  4 - - -
Also rans: Midnight Nightmare, War Rogue, Liam Skye, Mr. Nasty Time
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-5 $18.20 $6,045.00
Exacta 5-2 $18.80 $19,747.00
Superfecta 5-2-1-4 $111.20 $11,342.00
Trifecta 5-2-1 $41.60 $14,258.00
Pick 3 2-1-5 $68.40 $4,116.00
Pick 4 1/2-2-1/3/7-5 $157.80 $10,844.00
Pick 5 5-1/2-2-1/3/7-5 $1,329.20 $12,855.00
Fractions and final time: :22.62, :45.9, 1:11.81, 1:25.26
Winning Owner: Daniel Dantin, Jr.
Winning Breeder: TK Stables LLC & Godolphin
ROCKDALE broke back, raced four wide into the turn when beginning to advance, angled a bit and was three wide into the lane to challenge, took over, drew clear under a firm right handed crop.

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