News - Racing December  12, 2018
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Three Bar Cartel Is The Fastest Qualifier For $159,060 Evangeline Downs Derby

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OPELOUSAS, LA—NOVEMBER 24, 2018—Three Bar Cartel, a 3-year-old gelding, kept a hot trial weekend going for trainer Josue Ponce at Evangeline Downs after becoming the fastest qualifier for the $159,060 Evangeline Downs Derby on Saturday night.

He is one of three qualifiers from the Ponce barn to make the final from the trials run on Saturday night. Three Bar Cartel covered the 400-yards in a final time of :19.610 seconds over the fast track, equaling a speed index of 100.

Three Bar Cartel has already scored some derby success in 2018 when he dead-heated for the victory with Eos A Political Win in the $139,300 Retama Park D



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