07/09/2011 3:04PM

Louisiana Downs: Local in Del Park Oaks

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St. John's River, the Kentucky Oaks runner-up who is based at Louisiana Downs with trainer Andrew Leggio, is to run later this afternoon in the Grade 2, $300,000 Delaware Park Oaks. It is the ninth race. Earlier this year, St. John's River ws second in the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks. She shipped to Delaware Park a few weeks in advance of the race in order to get in a work over the track, and on July 2 she breezed a half-mile in 48.20 seconds.