Open Me A Corona Gets Up in $100,000 Louisiana Classic
Open Me A Corona, under jockey Saul Ramirez, Jr., winning the Louisana Classic Stakes at Delta Downs.
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VINTON, LA—JULY 11, 2015—Jockey Saul Ramirez, Jr. rode multiple graded stakes winner Open A Corona to his 10th career win Saturday night by defeating Heza Fast Rogue by a neck in the $100,000 Louisiana Classic Stakes at Delta Downs. Fast Talkin Henry was another neck behind in the show spot.

Racing for owners Tommy Hays and Charles Forbes, Jr., Open Me A Corona completed the 440 yards in a quick :21.383 clocking to earn a 99 speed index. The $60,000 winner's purse brought the CORONAS LEAVING YOU 4-year-olds bank to $666,298.

Among his numerous stakes wins are the LQHBA Breeders' Futurity(RG1), Vals Fortune Stakes(RG2), Mr Jess Perry Stakes-twice, Gentilly Dash Stakes, and John Alleman Memorial. Natalie Montgomery, DVM bred Open Me A Corona from the Mr Eye Opener mare In The Open.

Kevin Broussard saddled Heza Fast Rogue for owners Brock Broussard and Jacque Bourque. Donald Watson rode the colt . He picked up $20,000 to bring his earnings to over $281,000. Triple M Farms, LLC is the breeder. Fast Talkin Henry, a 5-year-old gelding, races for owner Harlow Stables, LLC. Michael Taylor trains with John Hamilton riding. Russell Mowad bred the multiple graded stakes winner from the Streakin La Jolla mare Streakin Cindy. Has earned more than $420,000.

Dashin Gage, Sir Prize, Eye Get The Blues, Jessjinging, Jls Dash And Zoomn, Heza Bell Perry and Jls Mr Bigtime completed the field.