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Coronado Hussle Fastest For Old South Futurity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.

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