Field Set for Louisiana Million Futurity
Shesa Diamond Diva is the fastest qualifier to Louisiana's richest horse race.
November 18, 2017
Cruz E. Nava's Shesa Diamond Diva is the fastest qualifier to the December 16, $1-million Louisiana Million Futurity (RG1) for state-bred 2-year-olds at Evangeline Downs.
Ridden by Eddie Sanchez for trainer Saul Ramirez Jr., Shesa Diamond Diva on Friday won the eighth of 15 400-yard trials by three-quarters of a length in :19.743. The multiple stakes-placed daughter of Struttin To Beduino was winning for the third time in six starts and pushing her hearings to $51,021.
Shesa Diamond Diva was bred by Paul C. Fontenot Jr., and her resume includes a fourth-place finish in the 300-yard Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2) at Louisiana Downs in March.
Second-fastest qualifier Diamondinthefront is a homebred Game Patriot filly trained by Frank Cavazos for the F & K Partnership. Ridden by Randy Edison, Diamondinthefront won the 11th heat by 2 3/4 lengths in :19.745.
Click here for a complete list of Louisiana Million Futurity qualifiers. Click here for a list of qualifiers to the December 16, $40,000 Louisiana Million Invitational Stakes (R).
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