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February 15-16 Stakes Recap

A recap of non-graded stakes and trials.

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Following is a recap of all official American Quarter Horse stakes for the week of February 15-16. For recaps of graded stakes, Bank of America Racing Challenge stakes and trials, and stakes with purses of $100,000 or more, see the individual recaps in the Racing News section. This page will be updated throughout the week.

Louisiana Downs
Corona Down Perry raced to a half-length win in the first division of the 350-yard, $25,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes (R) for Louisiana-breds on Saturday.

Prepped by Martin Trejo for owner Carlos Acuna, Corona Down Perry stopped the timer in :17.844 while racing against a reported 10-mph head wind. The sorrel daughter of Coronas Leaving You earned the $15,000 winner's share of the purse from her fifth win in 18 outs and first stakes score.

Corona Down Perry was bred by Grant Farms LLC. The filly has earned $77,093, and she was coming off of a second-place finish in the January 25 Party Girl Stakes (R) at this track.

Fabulously Black, The Cazador, Lightemupwithcharm, and Dash By Junior completed the order of finish.

Julio C. Rodriguez's Follow My Wagon led at every call to win the $25,000 second division of the Mr Jess Perry.

Under jockey Luis Vivanco, Follow My Wagon covered 350 yards in :17.715 and posted a 91 speed index while racing against a reported 10-mph head wind. Fernando Lopez saddled the brown 4-year-old JLS Party Wagon colt.

Follow My Wagon was bred by Karen Darling Falgoust, and he was making his first start since December 14, when he scored a head victory at odds of 26-1 in the open 400-yard, $137,020 Evangeline Downs Derby. Raced exclusively in Louisiana, the colt has won four of 18 starts, including two stakes, and he has banked $135,045.

DLJ Imma B Famous finished second, a neck behind Follow My Wagon, and was followed by Game Overtime, RF Fast Dash N Blue, LL Tee Boug, My Favorite Blue, and Little Toy Guns.

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