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Open Me A Corona is Morning-Line Favorite for Delta’s Vals Fortune Stakes


Open Me A Corona Heads a field of 8 in Saturday’s 400-yard, $60,000 Vals Fortune Stakes (R) at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—JUNE 4, 2015—A field of eight Louisiana-bred sprinters, including multiple stakes winner Open Me A Corona, has been entered in Saturday’s 400-yard, $60,000 Vals Fortune Stakes (R) at Delta Downs.

A 5-year-old son of Coronas Leaving You racing for Charles Forbes Jr. and Tommy Hays, Open Me A Corona has won both of his starts this season, both against state-bred stakes company. The stallion is coming off of a three-quarter length victory as the 2-1 favorite in the 350-yard, $50,000 John Alleman Memorial Stakes (RG3) at Delta on April 22.

Saul Ramirez Jr. has been named to ride Open Me A Corona for trainer Bobby Martinez.

The complete lineup, in post-position order including jockey assignments and morning-line odds--

  1. Eye Get The Blues (Antonio Alberto), 8-1
  2. Open Me A Corona (Saul Ramirez Jr.), 7-5
  3. Philips Streakin (Martin Rubalcava), 12-1
  4. Scooter Prize (David Alvarez), 4-1
  5. Fast Talkin Henry (John Hamilton), 9-2
  6. Perrys Runaway (Donald Watson), 20-1
  7. Dashin Gage (Stevie Gillum), 9-2
  8. Bipty Dash (Raul Ramirez Jr.), 12-1.

All Delta Downs races can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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