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Heza Fast Rogue Seeks First Win of Season in Mid-City Stakes


Heza Fast Rouge drew the outside post in Saturday's $50,000 Mid-City Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

NEW ORLEANS, LA—AUGUST 25, 2015—Heza Fast Rogue drew post 9 for Saturday’s 400-yard, $50,000 Mid-City Stakes (R), one of two Quarter Horse stakes to be run at Fair Grounds Race Course.

Trained by Kevin Broussard for owners Brock Broussard and Jacque Bourque, Heza Fast Rogue has been knocking on the door all season against stakes company. The 4-year-old Heza Fast Dash stallion has earned $41,350 from seven starts, and he is coming off of a second-place finish at odds of 38-1 in the 440-yard, $100,000 Louisiana Classic Stakes (RG2) at Delta Downs on July 11.

Donald Watson will ride Heza Fast Rouge in the Mid-City.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments--

  1. Dashin Gage (Antonio Alberto)
  2. Philips Streakin (Jorge Linares)
  3. Fast Talkin Henry (John Hamilton)
  4. JJs Black Lace (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  5. Scooter Prize (David Alvarez)
  6. Bipty Dash (Alfonso Lujan)
  7. Pops Special Tool (Saul Ramirez Jr.)
  8. Shesa Dashingromance (Everardo Rodriguez)
  9. Heza Fast Rogue (Donald Watson).

De Saix Stake

Also on Saturday, a full field of 10 2-year-olds has been entered in the 330-yard, $30,000 De Saix Stakes.

Joan Rood’s Moonflash Garden, a brown daughter of champion First Moonflash trained by Randy Hebert, drew post 4. The filly will be making her first start since the Fourth of July, when she ran fourth, 1 1/4 lengths behind winner Not Pretty Perry, in the 350-yard, $318,000 Firecracker Futurity (G2) at Delta Downs.

Moonflash Garden has earned $34,989 from four outs. Armando Ramirez will ride the filly in the De Saix.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments--

  1. Hezafastnfun (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  2. Sistahrogue (Patrick Watson)
  3. Windschke (Jose A. Rodriguez)
  4. Moonflash Garden (Armando Ramirez)
  5. Red Cat Alak (Juan D. Marquez)
  6. Eyes On Chris (John Hamilton)
  7. JLA Southern Comfort (Jorge Linares)
  8. Laveauxs Oak Tree (Alfonso Lujan)
  9. Twelve Squared (Randy Edison)
  10. Fast Ladys Man (Saul Ramirez Jr.).


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