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A Painted Dynsasty Fastest For Firecracker Futurity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019
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A PAINTED DYNASTY SETS FASTEST TIME FOR
THE FIRECRACKER FUTURITY AT DELTA DOWNS

- THE $308,335 FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, JULY 4 -


VINTON, LA. – Delta Downs conducted eight trials for this year’s $308,335 Firecracker Futurity (G2) on Saturday night and the fastest time of the evening was accomplished by Jardiel Perez’s A Painted Dynasty. The Josue Ponce trainee stopped the clock in 17.394 seconds under jockey Victor Urieta, Jr. while racing on a fast track. The clocking equaled a speed index of 96.

Each of the trials Saturday night carried a purse of $6,000 and the winner’s each earned $3,600 for their efforts. With his tally, A Painted Dynasty now sports a career bankroll of $56,807 on two wins from four overall trips to the starting gate..

Bred in Oklahoma by The Mixer Ranch, A Painted Dynasty is a 2-year-old bay colt by Fdd Dynasty, out of the Pyc Paint Your Wagon mare Third Painted Sign.

Listed below are the 10 qualifiers for this year’s Firecracker Futurity from the fastest time down. The final will take place on Independence Day, Thursday, July 4.

            Horse                                      Jockey                                                Trainer                                  Time
1          A Painted Dynasty                  Victor Urieta, Jr.                     Josue Ponce                            17.394     
2          Lovethewayyourun                 Nester Duran                           Josue Huitron                          17.539
3          Expedyte                                 Victor Urieta, Jr.                     Josue Ponce                            17.546
4          Doc Hockaday                        Antonio Alberto                      Robi Meche                             17.576
5          A Game Jess                           Luciano Duenez                      Kenneth Weeks                       17.593
6          Hes El Martillo                        Jorge Linares                           Alfredo Triana                         17.601
7          Recognize                               Modesto Pina                          Wendy Garcia                         17.617
8          Apolitical Xpression               David Alvarez                         Kenneth Roberts, Sr.               17.622
9          Big Daddy Jewel                    Randy Edison                         Heath Taylor                           17.629
10        Jess Kool It                             Rolando Cabrera                     Barbara Alcantara                   17.643

Delta Downs will begin its ninth week of live American Quarter Horse racing on Wednesday night with 10-race program that kicks off at 6:15 pm CST. Next week’s action includes five qualifying trials for this year’s Delta Downs Derby on Friday night and 15 trials for the Lee Berwick Futurity on Saturday. The Saturday card will feature a special early post time of 3:45 pm CST.

For more information about the new season visit the track’s website at www.deltadownsracing.com.

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.

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