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Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) Recap (VIDEO)

Hes Bold As Corona, under jockey Jorge Garcia, drives to victory in the richest Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) in history last Saturday at Louisiana Downs.

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by Greg Thompson,

BOSSIER CITY, LA–APRIL 1, 2024– begins its webcast coverage of the Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) weekend with the recap of the 300-yd event on

On this episode, StallioneSearch was on hand to capture the richest-ever running of the of the restricted Grade 2 $458,794 Mardi Gras Futurity Futurity at Louisiana, Downs in Bossier City, Louisiana last Saturday.

Trainer Salvador Olmeda sent 9-1 Hes Bold As Corona, a son of champion sire Coronas Leaving you, to upset a field 10 state-bred juveniles, taking home a winner's purse valued at $206,457.

Asael Isidoro Charmin owns the Salvador Olmeda bred the colt from the Desirio mare Shes Bold As Bold. The third dam is the Grade 1 Las Damas Handicap winner Shiny Six by Streakin Six.

Click the arrow below to watch the 2024 Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) recap.


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Coverage of the Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) is sponsored in its entirety on by the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association (LQHBA). The 2024 LQHBA Yearling Sale is scheduled for August 2 & 3 in Kinder, Louisiana at the Coushatta Casino and Resort. The LQHBA Awards and Membership Banquet to honor the champion Louisiana-Bred runners of 2023 and newly inducted Hall of Fame members is set for April 20, 2024 at the Evangeline Downs Event and Convention Center in Opelousas, Louisiana.
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