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Firecracker Weekend Coverage: Episode 1

Trainer Jose Sanchez will saddle fastest qualifier Mega Hero in tonight's (Friday) $172,580 Firecracker Derby at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA—JUNE 30, 2017— begins webcast coverage of the $274,325 Firecracker Futurity(G2) and $172,580 Firecracker Derby weekend with the release of episode 1 on

CLICK HERE to watch Episode 1 of the Firecracker Futurity/Derby weekend.

On this episode, interviews trainer Jose Sanchez via telephone, about Mega Hero, the fastest qualifier for the 2017 Firecracker Derby.

Coverage of the Firecracker Futurity(G2) and Derby weekend is sponsored in its entirety by the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association.

The leading Quarter Horse state-bred association in the country, Louisiana offers $21 million in purses for state-breds and LQHBA paid out more than $4.4 million in breeders' awards and $500,000 in stallion awards last year.

Accredited LA-Bred juveniles enjoy the opportunity to run in six state-bred futurities each year offering more than $2.8 million in purse money including the $1 million dollar Louisiana Million Futurity at Evangeline Downs in December.

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