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Gillespie County Fair Futurity Trials Set for Saturday
Remington Park Oklahoma-Bred Futurity(RG2) winner Johnny de Capo will among 50 hopefuls competing in Saturday’s 350-yard Gillespie County Fair Futurity trials.

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Gillespie County Fair Futurity Trials Set for Saturday

BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

FREDERICKSBURG, TX—AUGUST 9, 2019—Fifty 2-year-olds have been entered in Saturday’s 350-yard Gillespie County Fair Futurity trials.

Lizett F. Miramontes’ Johnny de Capo, a graded stakes winning son of Capo de Capi trained by Raul Rodriguez, will make his first official start since April 20 in the fourth of five trials. The colt has earned $338,922 from three starts, and his two wins include a head victory in the 330-yard, $895,210 Remington Park Futurity (RG2) for Oklahoma-breds.

Johnny de Capo drew post 2 and will be ridden by Gaspar Garcia.

A Painted Dynasty, a son of champion FDD Dynasty trained by Josue Ponce for owner David Gutierrez, drew post 4 and will be ridden by Jesse Levario in the third trial. The colt is coming off of a third-place finish, a neck behind winner Expedyte, in the 350-yard, $308,335 Firecracker Futurity (G2) at Delta Downs on the Fourth of July.

The 10 fastest qualifiers will meet in the August 25, $15,000-added Gillespie County Fair Futurity final.