October 16, 2019, Biloxi, MS — Robert and Lawana Low, owners of Palace Casino Resort, have a contender, Sweet Melania, in the Juvenile Fillies Turf Division of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 1 at Santa Anita Park.
Sweet Melania, the 2-year-old daughter of the famed Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, recently won the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes at Keeneland Race Course on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. She dominated the race, winning by a record-breaking 5 ½ lengths, the largest margin of victory in the 29-year history of the Jessamine. The victory earned Sweet Melania a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1).
The Breeders’ Cup is a two day, fourteen race finish-line for the racing season. On November 1 & 2, the world’s greatest will gather to crown the champions. Spectators enjoy exciting events on and off the track. The Juvenile Fillies Turf race will be held on Friday, November 1 at 3:52 PM central time. The Juvenile Fillies Turf features the best two year old female turf horses from North America and overseas in a one mile race on the grass course, with a purse of $1,000,000.
“Palace Casino Resort is excited to be able to offer wagering on horse racing, especially when we’re able to cheer on one of Robert and Lawana Low’s horses. Watching Sweet Melania, run in the Breeders’ Cup adds to the excitement of the race,” said General Manager, Keith Crosby.
Palace Casino Resort features the Gulf Coast’s first and only race book, which opened in April of this year. Guests can place wagers every day on nationwide horse racing events at teller windows and at self-service terminals located in CONTACT Sports & Race Book.
Robert and Lawana Low are prominent thoroughbred owners and breeders. They own and operate Primatara, a 300 acre farm in Springfield, MO. The Lows have owned notable horses such as 2018 Arkansas Derby (G1) Winner and Kentucky Derby contender Magnum Moon, along with Real Cozzy, Green Fee, G1 Winner Capote Belle, and 2006 Kentucky Derby 3rd place finisher, Steppenwolfer. Robert and Lawana are pleased to share their passion for the industry with Biloxi through the race book inside Palace Casino Resort.
CONTACT Sports & Race Book is the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s most unique sports and race betting venue. The convenient, smoke free venue, located just off the casino floor, features great food, in addition to full bar and drink service.