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Soft On The Freight Tops 18 Mardi Gras Schooling Races Friday

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 12, 2021—Soft On Freight, a $6,500 LQHBA Yearling Sale Graduate, posted the fastest time from 85 2-year-olds who participated in 18 250 yard schooling races for Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) eligible Louisiana-breds Friday afternoon at Louisiana Downs.

Trials for the $350,000-est. restricted Grade 2 event will be contested at Louisiana Downs on Saturday, March 6th and the final will run back on Saturday, March 27th.

Under jockey David Alvarez, Soft On The Freight battled The Rogue Warrior to victory in the sixth races as the pair posted the top two-times of :12.126 and :12.185 seconds respectively.

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