01/30/2013 5:40PM

Delta Downs: Napravnik to ride on Premiere Night


Delta Downs will put on a $1 million card of stakes for Louisiana-breds on Saturday night, and jockey Rosie Napravnik will be active on the program. Her mounts include Heavy on Themister, who leads the $200,000 Premiere Night Championship.

◗ The Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot run Nov. 17 continues to be a productive race as sixth-place finisher Itsmyluckyday won last Saturday’s Holy Bull at Gulfstream. In his previous start, he won the Gulfstream Park Derby.

Jackpot winner Goldencents has won the Grade 3 Sham at Santa Anita, and ninth-place finisher Show Some Magic won the Riley Allison at Sunland. In addition, third-place finisher Mylute was a 10-length allowance winner aat Fair Grounds and is being pointed to the Grade 2 Risen Star.

* Jockey Gerard Melancon was two wins from his 4,000th Thoroughbred victory entering Wednesday night’s card at Delta.

* Pinnacle Entertainment announced Wednesday that it has completed its majority acquisition of Retama Park.