Royal Quick Patriot Returns in $281,007 Laddie Futurity Final

The $43,000 yearling buy draws post 4 Saturday at Delta Downs.

Royal Quick Patriot will make his next start in Saturday's Louisiana Breeders' Laddie Futurity for state-bred colts and geldings. PHOTO: Coady Photography

Douglas O. Traylor’s Royal Quick Patriot is one of 10 juveniles entered back in Saturday’s 330-yard, $281,007 Louisiana Breeders’ Laddie Futurity (RG2) at Delta Downs.

A $43,000 buy at last year’s Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders’ Association Yearling Sale, Royal Quick Patriot is coming off of a neck victory as the odds-on favorite in the 13th of 14 trials on April 30. The gelded son of Jet Black Patriot drew post 4 and will be ridden by Donald Watson for trainer Kenneth Roberts Sr.


Trainer Michael Taylor will send out Dash To Intrigue for owner Ten For Ten LLC. A gelded son of Dashin Bye, Dash To Intrigue has won his last two starts, and his resume includes a clear one-length win in his Laddie Futurity trial.

Dash To Intrigue drew post 10 and will be ridden by Joe Badilla Jr.

The complete lineup, in post position order including jockey assignments:
First Prize Bourban (David Alvarez)
Dragon N Panther (J.R. Ramirez)
Geaux Dashin Bye (Oscar Hernandez)
Royal Quick Patriot (Donald Watson)
Lovin That Sizzle (Gilbert Ortiz)
Blue Courage (Donell Blake)
Bankin On Bux (Damien Martinez)
Fire On Ease (Randy Edison)
Bbang (Lucas Constantin)
Dash To Intrigue (Joe Badilla Jr.)

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