News - Racing December  3, 2022

Cos Mamma Said Qualifies Fastest Night 1 For Louisiana Lassie Futurity At Delta Downs


Longoria’s Cos Mamma Said, under jockey Humberto Vital, setting the fastest time on Night 1 of the $310,695 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) at Delta Downs Wednesday.

© Coady PhotographyLongoria’s Cos Mamma Said, who was ridden to victory by jockey Humberto Vital

VINTON, LA—MAY 4, 2022—Delta Downs hosted the first eight trials for this year’s $310,695 Louisiana Lassie Futurity (RG2) on Wednesday night.

The five fastest Louisiana-bred fillies from Wednesday’s action will join the top five from Thursday’s eight trials to make it into the final of the race, which will take place on Friday, May 27.

The fastest qualifier from Wednesday night was Francisco Campos, Jr. and Jesus E. Longoria’s Cos Mamma Said, who was ridden to victory by jockey Humberto Vital. The bay filly is trained by Francisco Campos, Jr., who saw his charge stop the clock in a time of :17.167 seconds into a 5 mph crosswind. That time equaled a speed index of 76. Each trial was contested over a fast track.

The win by Cos Mamma Said came in her second career start. She finished second against maidens at Louisiana Downs on March 31 to start her career and left the gate at odds of 7-2 on Wednesday paying $9 for the win.

Bred in Louisiana by Wiggins Acres LLC, Cos Mamma Said is a daughter of multiple stakes sire Tee Cos. An $11,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduate, Cos Mamma Said is out of the Apollitical Jess mare Mamma Jamma Jamma, a sister to stakes winner Jess Proved You Wrong and half-sister to stakes winner Oh Cooper Go. This is the family of Golden State Million Futurity(G1) Apollitical Gold.

Racing for owner Pete Scarmardo and champion trainer Kenneth Roberts, Sr., Cool Ya Jets broke her maiden in her career debut in the seventh trial. David Alvarez rode the daughter of multiple stakes sire Jet Black Patriot to a one-length win in :17.176 seconds, the second fastest of the night.

Cool Ya Jets from the stakes-placed Heza Fast Dash mare McM On Thin Ice.  The second dam is the stakes winning thoroughbred mare Icy Lane, a half-sister to 5 black type including G1-placed First Down Morn and G1-placed Early Morning Bite. Bayou Stirling Equine LLC bred the $23,500 LQHBA Yearling Sale repurchase.

San Lorenzo Moon, a $67,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale repurchase, broke her maiden in the sixth trial with a nose win over fellow qualifier Jeg Fasination. Under jockey David Alvarez the daughter of leading sire Apollitical Jess clocked the third fastest time of :17.205 seconds.

A homebred racing for owner-breeder Rogelio Marquez, Jr., San Lorenzo Moon is the first foal of the great race mare Dashnunder Afullmoon by Heza Fast Dash. Dashnunder Afullmoon won eight of 11 starts including the Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1), Lassie Futurity(RG2) Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile (RG2) and the LQHBA Breeders' Derby. She earned $711,951.

Jeg Fascination, a daughter of world champion sire Freighttrain B held onto the fourth fastest time on night 1 of :17.213 seconds. A finalist in the Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2), Jeg Fascination races for owner-breeder Jesus Eden Garza and is trained by Jose Lopez. Luis Vivanco rode the filly out of JA Fascination by Mr Jess Perry.

Making her first start since winning a trial for the Mardi Gras Futurity in March, Btrain got her second win in as many starts in trail 5. A one-length winner under jockey J.R. Ramirez, the daughter of Freighttrain B grabbed the final qualifying spot with a :17.231 clocking. She has earned $28,559 in three starts.

Inez Delacruz trains the $27,000 LQHBA Yearling Sale graduate for owner Cecilia Mucio. Tye Smith bred the bay filly from the stakes-placed Lock To Load mare Bang Bang Bang. Btrain is a half-sister to Laddie Futurity(RG2) finalist Bbang.

For a list of the first five finalists for this year’s Lassie Futurity(RG2), including times, sires, dams, owners, breeders, trainers and jockeys CLICK HERE.

Delta Downs will conclude the Lassie trials on Thursday night. First post time is set for 6:15 pm. (CDT).

After that, the Louisiana Laddie Futurity (RG2) trials will take place on Friday and Saturday nights to wrap up the race week with the five fastest times each evening making it to the $331,880 final on Saturday, May 28.

For more information about the season, visit the track’s website at www.deltadownsracing.com.

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