VINTON, La. (AP) - Gerard Melancon won the Delta Downs Jackpot for the second time in three years, guiding Rise Up to a six-length victory Saturday in the $1 million race.
Rise Up, trained by Tom Amoss, ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.71 and paid $6.20, $4 and $2.80.
Casiguapo returned $6 and $4 while Rankhasprivileges paid $4 to show in the field of 10 2-year-olds.
Rise Up finished first in his previous race on Oct. 26, the Jean Lafitte Stakes at Delta Downs. The Jackpot was his fifth career start and fourth victory.
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