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Undefeated FM Im A Zatanaz Too Headlines $362,675 Firecracker Futurity


Undefeated Sam Houston Futurity(G2) winner FM Im A Zatanaz Too will put his perfect record on the line in Wednesday’s 350-yard, $362,675 Firecracker Futurity (G2) at Delta Downs.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—JULY 1, 2018—Jose Fabian Hernandez’s FM Im A Zatanaz Too will put his perfect record on the line in Wednesday’s 350-yard, $362,675 Firecracker Futurity (G2) at Delta Downs.

A sorrel son of champion Tempting Dash trained by Robert Meche, FM Im A Zatanaz Too has earned $181,640 from three races, and his three wins include a neck victory as the 2-1 favorite in the 330-yard, $441,000 Sam Houston Futurity (G2) at Sam Houston Race Park on April 28. The gelding drew post 2 and will be ridden by Manuel Gutierrez.

Parti Wagon, a homebred Pyc Paint Your Wagon colt owned and trained by Joe M. Davis and the fastest qualifier, drew the rail post and will be ridden by Rolando Pina. A finalist in the May 12, $112,000 Old South Futurity at Delta Downs, Parti Wagon is coming off of a 1 1/4-length win in the ninth of 10 trials on June 9.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:

  1. Parti Wagon (Rolando D. Pina)
  2. FM Im A Zatanaz Too (Manuel Gutierrez)
  3. Jess Mad (David Alvarez)
  4. Enid Girl (Jesse Levario)
  5. Iona Ec (Antonio Alberto)
  6. Throw Th Dice (Agustin Silva)
  7. Boldt (Gilbert Ortiz)
  8. Patriotic Games (John Hamilton)
  9. Moment Of Fury (Luis Vivanco)
  10. Deisel Freight Train (Noe Castaneda)

All Delta Downs races can be seen at Q-RacingVideo.com.


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