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Old South Futurity, Mother’s Day Stakes Featured on Delta’s Saturday Card


Fastest qualifier Parti Wagon will face a full field of 2-year-olds in the 330-yard, $112,305 Old South Futurity at Delta Downs’ 10-race program on Saturday.

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—MAY 10, 2018—A field of 10 2-year-olds, topped by fastest qualifier Parti Wagon, has been entered back in the 330-yard, $112,305 Old South Futurity, one of two official stakes on Delta Downs’ 10-race program on Saturday.

A homebred son of Pyc Paint Your Wagon owned and trained by Joe M. Davis, Parti Wagon is coming off of a clear two-length victory in the eighth of nine trials on April 21. The colt drew post 6 and will be ridden by Antonio Alberto.

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

  1. Mr Coronado Cash (Randy Edison)
  2. Mia Jet In (Luciano Duenez)
  3. Dees Jetting Diva (Raul Ramirez Jr.)
  4. Heza Jess (Luis Vivanco)
  5. Meyhem Like Me (Noe Castaneda)
  6. Parti Wagon (Antonio Alberto)
  7. Jessies Wicked One (Noe Villatoro)
  8. Shapeshifter (Cipriano Vidana)
  9. Senor Sueno (Antonio Alberto)
  10. No Jess Code (Gilbert Ortiz)

Also on Saturday, Ruben Garcia Montemayor’s Marfilous is one of nine distaffers entered in the 350-yard, $25,000 Mother’s Day Stakes.

A gray 4-year-old Ivory James mare trained by Josue Ponce, Marfilous will be stretching out in distance off of her nose victory in the 330-yard, $20,000 Miss Houston Stakes (R) for Texas-bred fillies and mares at Sam Houston Race Park on April 14. Marfilous drew post 8 and will be ridden by Damian Martinez.

Other contenders include Zenergetic, the runner-up to Marfilous in the Miss Houston. Trained by Trey Ellis for the Zenergetic Group partnership, the 5-year-old daughter of Dominyun will be ridden by Luis Vivanco from post 6.

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

  1. Okey Dokey Diamond (Guadalupe Lucio Jr.)
  2. Shes A Tourist (Juan D. Marquez)
  3. Eyesa Game (Everardo Rodriguez)
  4. RF A Faster Chick (Noe Castaneda)
  5. Vfgo Max Go (Randy Edison)
  6. Cajun Diva (Juan M. Torres)
  7. Zenergetic (Luis Vivanco)
  8. Jess Toastem (Luciano Duenez)
  9. Marfilous (Damian Martinez)

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


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