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Old South Futurity, Mother’s Day Stakes Top Saturday Card at Delta Downs


Fastest qualifier The Cartel Warrior drew post 10 for Saturday’s 330-yard, $81,430 Old South Futurity at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—MAY 9, 2017—Flat Broke Racing’s The Cartel Warrior, a gelded son of The Louisiana Cartel and the fastest qualifier, drew post 10 for Saturday’s 330-yard, $81,430 Old South Futurity at Delta Downs.

The Cartel Warrior broke his maiden with a neck victory in the fourth of six trials on April 22, and he was a $6,500 buy at last year’s Texas Quarter Horse Yearling Sale. Donald Guynes will ride the gelding for trainer Brian Stroud.

Capitan Jimbob drew the rail post and will be ridden by Rene Gutierrez for owner Felix J. Martinez and trainer Wendy Garcia. A sorrel son of Desirio, the colt has won two of eight starts and has earned $44,508, and his resume includes includes a second-place finish, a neck behind winner Together To The End, in the 300-yard, $234,000 Harrah’s Entertainment Futurity (G3) at Louisiana Downs on March 22.

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

  1. Capitan Jimbob (Rene Gutierrez)
  2. Moon Dash Cartel (Edgar Baca)
  3. Aguila (Noe Castaneda)
  4. Lees Dasher (Gilbert Ortiz)
  5. Sixes Flash (Rolando Cabrera)
  6. Tres Seis Flare (Santiago Mendez)
  7. Dezignator (Floriberto Maldonado)
  8. Dont Temp Me (Eduardo Luviano)
  9. Emnent (David Alvarez)
  10. The Cartel Warrior (Donald Guynes).

Mother’s Day Stakes

Jaime Gutierrez’s Rbd Jessaswingin, a stakes winner during the Louisiana Downs winter meet, is one of 10 distaffers entered in Saturday’s 350-yard, $25,000 Mother’s Day Stakes.

A 5-year-old Swingin Jess mare trained by Yoani Abreu, Rbd Jessaswingin has won two of three starts this season, including the 350-yard, $25,000 Party Girl Stakes (R) for Louisiana-bred fillies and mares on January 28. Rbd Jessaswingin drew post 5 and will be ridden by Alfonso Lujan.

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

  1. Jls Ms Politicaljess (J.R. Ramirez)
  2. Sheza Streakin Class (Donald Guynes)
  3. Cajun Diva (Juan M. Torres)
  4. Do Not Blink (Santiago Mendez)
  5. Rbd Jessaswingin (Alfonso Lujan)
  6. First Fancy Prize (John Hamilton)
  7. Fast Dash Chicks (Floriberto Maldonado)
  8. Jetz A Streakin (Everardo Rodriguez)
  9. Mary Me Anna (Armando Ramirez)
  10. San Lorenzo Lady (Raul Ramirez Jr.).

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


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