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Juice Is Loose Gets Second Straight Stakes Victory In Grade 3 Two Rivers at Prairie Meadows
Juice Is Lose, under jockey Edwin Escobedo, winning the $30,000 Grade 3 Two Rivers Stakes Saturday night at Prairie Meadows.

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Juice Is Loose Gets Second Straight Stakes Victory In Grade 3 Two Rivers at Prairie Meadows

ALTOONA, IA—SEPTEMBER 11, 2021—Tom Maher and Stephen Williams' Juice Is Lose scored his second consecutive stakes win on Saturday when he defeated multiple graded winner Ferrari James in the Grade 3 $35,000 Two Rivers Stakes at Prairie Meadows.

Under jockey Edwin Escobedo, Juice Is Loose romped to a 1-¼ length win while stopping the clock in :21.711 seconds, a 103 speed index into a 5 mph headwind. It was the fifth career win for the son of leading sire One Famous Eagle.

Trainer Jason Olmstead saddled the 4-year-old colt to victory in the $28,500 Skip Zimmerman Memorial Stakes in his last start, August 10th at Canterbury Park.

Sam Green bred the Juice Is Lose in Oklahoma from the FDD Dynasty mare Miss Southern DD. The $20,300 Two Rivers' winner's purse boosted the colt's earnings total to $135,705.

Multiple graded winner Ferrari James, who won the Two Rivers Stakes(G3) in 2017 and has finished second or third in 2018 and 2020, races for owner Alfredo Botello is trained by Alex Wessels.

Daniel Amaya was aboard the son of Grade 1 sire Ivory James from the Mr Jess Perry mare Ferarri Fast Prize. Bred in Oklahoma by Weetona Stanley, the 8-year-old gelding picked up $6,300 to push his earnings total past $350,000.

Coming off a win in the Grade 3 Keokuk Stakes on July 17th, Regina Laymon's Jk Wildcat Red finished half-a-length back under jockey Cristian Esqueda to earn $3,850 for third. Kenny Laymon trains the graded stakes winning One Dashing Eagle 6-year-old out of Shaky Girl by Embrujo Fg. Bred in Oklahoma by JK Running Horses LLC, Jk Wildcat Red has earned $148,635.

Hooked On Win, Justafamilytradition, Fire N Guns and Dream Dynasty completed the field.

About Prairie Meadows
Prairie Meadows began operations as a nonprofit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given $1.9 billion to the state of Iowa. Prairie Meadows offers nearly 1,100 slot machines, table games, live and simulcast racing, sports wagering, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more.


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