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Mp Fly High Prevails In Blanket-Finish of Louisiana Downs Friday Feature Allowance
Mp Fly High(#6) prevails over Bt Magic Game (#8) and Jrs Tonyas Majestic (#10) in Friday's $11,000 feature allowance at Louisiana Downs.

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Mp Fly High Prevails In Blanket-Finish of Louisiana Downs Friday Feature Allowance

BOSSIER CITY, LA–JANUARAY 27, 2023–Mp Fly High held off Bt Magic Game by a head, in a blanket finish, to win Friday 's $11,000 Louisiana Downs Feature Allowance. Jrs Tonyas Majestic was a neck back to get third.

Under jockey Benito Baca Mp Fly High completed the 300 yards in :15.839 seconds, equaling an 86 speed index into a 7 mph crosswind, to get his second career win while making his first start as a 3-year-old.

Vann E. Haywood conditions the Louisiana-bred son of All American Futurity(G1) winner Mr Piloto for owner Mike Pedersen. Bred by Grant Farms, LLC, from the Strawfly Special mare Chick Fly High, Mp Fly High has banked $24,726 in nine career starts.

Runner-up Bt Magic Game dueled throughout to earn $2,200 for second. Saul Ramirez, Jr. trains the Game Patriot colt for owner Robert Touchet, II.  Jockey Mario Trujillo had the riding call on the sorrel colt out of Ms Magic Toast by Toast To Dash. Robert Touchet is the breeder.

Third-place finisher Jrs Tonyas Majestic picked up $1,210 for owner Long Leaf Racing. Champion trainer Kenneth Roberts, Sr. sent out the restrict Grade 2-placed son of Majestic Cartel from the Mr Jess Perry mare Tonyas Statement. Jrs Tonyas Majestic broke in at the start under jockey Everardo Rodriguez. Bred by Jeff Fulton and Julien Stevens, III, he has earned $76,462 in eight starts.

Blue Bueno, Jr Fast Dash, Hez Pretty Fast, Zee Runaway Trian, Five Bar Panther, Jjj Valentino and Jess A Wild Card completed the field.