News December  5, 2023

Firecracker Derby(G3) Recap(VIDEO)

LIl Longmire and jockey Gilbert Ortiz dominated the $177,045 Firecracker Derby(G3) on Friday night at Delta Downs.

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VINTON, LA– JULY 9, 2022– releases its webcast coverage of the 2022 Firecracker Derby(G3) from Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. was on hand to for Lil Longmire's first career stakes win in the  $177,045 Firecracker Derby. The daughter of leading second crop sire A Revenant races for owner Ben Peterson and is trained by M. Heath Taylor.

The bay filly has won six of 10 career starts and earned nearly $204,553.

StallioneSearch's Greg Thompson spoke with winning jockey Gilbert Ortiz and trainer Heath Taylor following their win.

CLICK THE ARROW below to watch the 2022 Firecracker Derby(G3) recap:

This weekend's coverage from Delta Downs continues the 2022 lineup of Louisiana Quarter Horse stakes events on 

Throughout the 2022 racing calendar in Louisiana, StallioneSearch will or already has provided onsite coverage for these Louisiana-bred stakes races, as well as the non-state bred races of the Firecracker Futurity(G2) and Firecracker Derby(G3). 

Those races include:

• Mardi Gras Futurity
• Mardi Gras Derby
• Louisiana Futurity
• Lassie Futurity
• Laddie Futurity
• Firecracker Futurity
• Firecracker Derby
• Lee Berwick Memorial Futurity
• Louisiana Classic Stakes
• Delta Downs La Bred Derby
• LQHBA Breeders Sales Futurity
• LQHBA Million Futurity
• LQHBA Breeders Derby

Coverage of the Firecracker Futurity(G2) weekend of coverage is sponsored entirely by the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association.  The LQHBA will be hosting the 2022 LQHBA Yearling sale in Kinder, Louisiana on August 5-6, 2022

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