Today's Headlines May  29, 2016

The Golden Bowl Wins Grade 3 Develop A Plan Stakes

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VINTON, LA—MAY 28, 2016—Ridden by jockey David Alvarez, The Golden Bowl was best late to defeat Jb First Rose by half-a-length in the Grade 3 $40,000 Develop A Plan Stakes Saturday night at Delta Downs. Post time favorite Scoopies Leaving You finished another half-length back in the show position.

Saddled by trainer Martin Trejo, The Golden Bowl stepped up from a second place effort in an option-clamming race April 27th to complete the 350 yards in :17.606 seconds. The lightly raced son of champion sire Mr Eye Opener got his fourth win in nine starts and used the $15,000 Develop A Plan winner's purse to boost his career total to $34,702.

Third in the Old South Derby

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Julien "Butch" Stevens, III is a very busy man! He just accepted another duty to his demanding schedule when he was elected president of the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) for 2016-2017.

Born and raised in Leesville, Louisiana, Stevens has been around horses his entire life.

"My dad was in and out of racing," said Stevens. "We spent plenty of time at the brush tracks when I was growing up."

He will join a noted list of recent hard-working past presidents including Gerald Libersat; Mark Petry, DDS; Mike Hayes; Leigh Lepinski; Larry Findley, DVM and Sh

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