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'Gold Moment' in Top Form For EVG Futurity

Jetblack Gold Moment headlines the Evangeline Futurity.

December 13, 2012

Mercy Hinklin’s homebred Jetblack Gold Moment returns to stakes action when she tries for her fourth-straight win in the Evangeline Downs Futurity on Saturday night at the Louisiana track.

Jetblack Gold Moment (Jet Black Patriot-Royally Streak by Royal Quick Dash) started her career in promising fashion for trainer Kenneth Roberts when she was beaten by just a nose for second in the Harrah’s Entertainment Futurity (G3) back in March.

After a fourth-place finish in a Heritage Place Futurity trial, she started her winning streak. She won an allowance race in June and then took a TQHA Sale Futurity (RG2) futurity trial in July. The filly was out of action until racing in her Evangeline Downs Futurity trial, winning by 1 1/2 lengths, with the fastest time of :19.784 from eight trials.

Don Ming’s homebred I See Visions (One Famous Eagle-Vision Of Dash by Dash For Cash) shows improvement with two wins in his two most recent starts. After winning a maiden race from his first four starts, he stepped up for trainer Vann Haywood with an allowance win and then a 1 1/4-length score in his Evangeline Derby trial, with the second-fastest time of :19.877.

Max Langlinais and Donald Rubin’s Shazooms Love (Shazoom-La Lover by Streakin La Jolla) is also on a two-race winning streak. The Donald Rubin-trained gelding won his maiden on October 24 and then took his Evangeline Downs Futurity trial by one-half length, with the third-fastest time of :20.030.