September 2016

Thegreatcollection improved his career record to 2 for 2

September 27, 2016 Horse Racing, Loza Racing, News

By Mari Rampellini.- Thegreatcollection ($17.40) improved his career record to 2 for 2 when he rallied from next to last for a 4 1/4-length win over Dixieland Native. Thegreatcollection had won a $16,000 maiden claiming race at Gulfstream in his career debut Aug. 7. Thegreatcollection, who lagged behind the fractions of 22.58 seconds and 46.95 put up by Shacklefords Storm, went on to cover the distance in 1:12.81. The race went as the ninth, while the Princess was the 11thRead More

Fear the Cowboy turns tables in Evangeline Mile

September 20, 2016 Horse Racing, Loza Racing, News

By Mary Rampellini.- Fear the Cowboy turned the tables on Great Minds in Saturday night’s $100,000 Evangeline Mile, when he held off that rival for a half-length victory in the marquee race at Evangeline Downs. The results reversed a March meeting of the horses, when Great Minds overtook Fear the Cowboy late to capture the $75,000 Borgata at Delta Downs. The Evangeline Mile anchored a program of three stakes. Sir Genghis ($6.80) accounted for the off-the-turf Need For Speed andRead More

THEGREATCOLLECTION is great in the Evangeline Downs Prince

September 20, 2016 Horse Racing, Loza Racing, News

By Evangeline Downs. – Evangeline Downs closed out its 2016 Thoroughbred season on Saturday night with a 12-race program that included the last pair of stakes races for the year. The $60,000 Evangeline Downs Prince was won by Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centofanti’s Thegreatcollection while the $60,000 Evangeline Downs Princess was annexed by Keene Thoroughbreds, LLC’s Country Candy. Thegreatcollection broke slowly from the inside post position under jockey Colby Hernandez before hugging the rail in the six-furlong test for 2-year-oldRead More