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Louisiana Million Futurity(RG1) Recap (VIDEO)


San Lorenzo became the only 2-year-old this season to win two $1-million futurities in the nation.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—DECEMBER 20, 2020—StallioneSearch.com continues its webcast coverage of the 2020 Louisiana Million Weekend on StallioneSearch.com and on Facebook.

StallioneSearch is in Opelousas, Louisiana for the 2020 running of the $1-Million event, as well as the $276,825 LQHBA Breeders' Derby coverage.

On this episode, StallioneSearch.com was on hand to capture the closing race of the 2020 Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse meet in Opelousas, Louisiana which was the $1,000,000 LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity(RG1) going 400-yards. Nine two year-olds took to a sloppy track on the Evangeline race course with the healthy crowd on hand to watch the Grade 1 event.

San Lorenzo, a son of champion sire Coronas Leaving You, became the only two-year-old Quarter Horse in the nation to win two restricted Grade 1 million-dollar races of the season. He was also victorious $1,025,782 Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1) in August.

CLICK HERE to watch: Louisiana Million Futurity(RG1) Recap.

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Coverage of the 2020 Louisiana Million Weekend at Evangeline Downs is co-sponsored on Stallionesearch.com by two sires standing at the Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction, Mr Piloto and The Louisiana Cartel, as well as the thoroughbred sire Imperial Hint.

Mr Piloto is by Mr Jess Perry, and is the winner of the 2010 All American Futurity(G1). The millionaire produced a stakes winner in his first crop to race, and has gone on to sire such runners as LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity(G1) winner Mpshinning, and the multiple Grade 1 placed Ed O.

The Louisiana Cartel was the leading 2nd crop sire of earners of 2016, and is currently in the top-20 of sire list of earners for 2020. The son of Corona Cartel, The Louisiana Cartel has produced such runners as All American Derby(G1) winner Ec Jet One, and the G1 winning Mi Amor Secreto.

Thoroughbred stallion Imperial Hint enters stud duty in 2021 in Louisiana, with semen available to Quarter Horse mares through the Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction in Opelousas. Imperial Hint is the track-record holder for 6 furlongs at the historic Saratoga Racecourse in 1:07.92. Imperial Hint is a four-time G1 winner and earned $2,209,055.


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