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Firecracker Derby Qualifiers

Mia Jet In is the fastest qualifier to the July 3, $186,925 final at Delta Downs.
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Mia Jet In, a homebred daughter of Jet Black Patriot campaigned by Lester Colomb Jr., is the fastest qualifier to the July 3, $186,925 Firecracker Derby (G3) at Delta Downs.

Ridden by Luciano Duenez for trainer Kenneth Weeks, Mia Jet In on Friday won the first of three 400-yard trials by a neck in :19.746. The Alabama-bred filly was winning for the sixth time in 11 outs and second time in three starts this season.

Mia Jet In has earned $90,964 while racing exclusively in Louisiana. The filly's resume includes a second-place finish in the May 10, 350-yard Old South Derby and last year's Old South Futurity, both at Delta Downs.

Other prominent Firecracker Derby finalists include Blaine Beene's Parti Wagon, the sixth-fastest qualifier. The Pyc Paint Your Wagon gelding has banked $46,007 from five outs this season, and his three wins include the Old South Derby.

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