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Q-Racing JournalFebruary 26, 2014
The super-hot Bipty Dash goes for her sixth straight win and 10th victory in her latest 11 races when she is challenged by an experienced field of Louisiana-breds in the $35,000 Mr Jess Perry Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Louisiana Downs.
After winning four of her first 14 starts, Ivan Alford and Marty Long’s Bipty Dash (Heza Fast Dash-Bipty Jazz (TB) by Kentucky Jazz) has certainly found her way to the winner’s circle on a most consistent basis. She started her hot streak last May when she took a $7,500 claiming race over state-breds. Then she started climbing the class ladder and kept on winning.
Along her winning way, Bipty Dash won the $30,000 Opelousas Stakes, the $30,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (RG3), the $100,000 Louisiana Day Champions Classic (RG2) and comes off a win in the $35,000 Party Girl Stakes. Those stakes are her four most recent efforts.
The Louisiana Day Champions Classic has been her most important victory and her most impressive win for trainer Marty Long. She was bumped at the start and then rallied over the 440 yards to beat the boys by three quarters of a length with a :21.558 time. She came back in the Party Girl Stakes against females to win by a neck as the 13-10 favorite.
Owned by Watson Land and Cattle Co. with trainer Elroy Potts Sr., Blue Louisiana Jolla (Jess Louisiana Blue-Somekinda Rainey by Somekindadash) won the $75,000 Mid-City Stakes (RG2) back in August and then was off until he lined up against Bipty Dash in the Louisiana Day Champions Classic in December. Off that layoff, the veteran gelding with 42 starts managed a third-place effort while drifting out.
Last year, Blue Louisiana Jolla had seconds in the $100,000 Louisiana Classic (RG2) and the $55,000 Delta 550 Stakes.
Gerald Libersat’s homebred Perrys Runaway (Sir Runaway Dash-Ms Perrys Money by Mr Jess Perry) has been lightly raced with only nine starts in the past two years, but has come through with six wins and earnings of $204,547.
After closing out his juvenile season with a third-place run in the $1 million Louisiana QHBA Futurity (RG1) and winning the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile (RG2), he came back at 3 to win the $35,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (RG3).
Perrys Runaway made his first start in a year for trainer Kevin Broussard when he crossed the finish line in third place in the $15,000 Party Girl Stakes on February 1 and was disqualified and placed eighth for interference.
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