Coronado Hussle Fastest For Old South Futurity
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2020
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CORONADO HUSSLE SCORES FASTEST TIME
FOR OLD SOUTH FUTURITY AT DELTA DOWNS
- THE $151,255 FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, JULY 4 -
VINTON, LA. – Delta Downs hosted 10 trials for this year’s Old South Futurity on Thursday night and the fastest qualifier of the evening was Coronado Hussle under jockey Rolando Pina. The Eric Long trainer stopped the timer in 16.581 seconds for 330 yards while winning the eighth trial on the program. Each heat was contested over a fast track.
Owned by Q and S Racing (Quincy Grant), Coronado Hussle has now won two-of-three career starts. After finishing off the board in his debut during the Harrah’s Futurity trials at Louisiana Downs on March 1, he then broke his maiden two weeks later at the same racetrack.
Coronado Hussle is a 2-year-old gelding by Coronado Cartel out of the Mr Jess Perry mare Miss Jess Corona. He was bred in Louisiana by Arkofa Farm.
Each trail race on Thursday night carried a purse of $5,000 and the winner’s each received $3,000. The final of this year’s Old South Futurity will take place on Saturday, July 4 and the winner that night will pocket $75,627.
Listed below are the 10 qualifiers for this year’s Old South Futurity from the fastest time down.
Horse Jockey Trainer Time_
1 Coronado Hussle Rolando Pina Eric Long 16.581
2 Hennessy Xo Tlc Francisco Calderon Jorge Haddad 16.730
3 Mr Jj Pvc Eagle Ricardo Hernandez, Jr. Jose Carrizales 16.734
4 Whatahistoric Moment Everardo Rodriguez Lanny Keith 16.771
5 Captain Noe Villatoro Rodolfo Sanchez 16.795
6 Card One Starter Francisco Calderon Alonso Neri 16.835
7 Kk Blue Wagon Luciano Duenez Jose A. Garcia 16.843
8 When Eagles Fly Jose Martinez Arturo Davila 16.847
9 Fm Zatanas D Third Jose Martinez Robi Meche 16.849
10 Jess a Candy Rogue Victor Urieta, Jr. Also Neri 16.889
Delta Downs will continue opening week of racing on Friday with an expanded 15-race program. Each race is a trial for this year’s $329,410 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) for 2-year-old fillies bred in the Bayou State. There is a special first post time of 3:50 pm CT.
For more information about the 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.