Diego Saenz Wins Evangeline Downs Jockey Title


Diego Saenz celebrates the jockey title at Evangeline Downs | Coady

Louisiana's Evangeline Downs wrapped up its 84-night meet Saturday with Diego Saenz taking home the leading jockey title. Saenz won 116 races at the meet from 403 mounts (29%) for earnings of $1,872,243.

Eduardo Ramirez, a former assistant to Karl Broberg, beat his former employer for the training title with 44 wins at the meet, good for 31% and earnings of $541,682. Jimmy Johnson's Red Rose Racing won the owner's race with 30 visits to the winner's circle (34%). Final earnings for the stable were $300,307.

Evangeline Downs kicks off its Quarter Horse meet Wednesday, Oct. 6.

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