Today's Headlines April  24, 2017

Ttt Kas Returns in Louisiana Lassie Futurity Trials

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LA—APRIL 24, 2017—Ttt Kas, a graded stakes placed daughter of the Corona Cartel stallion Kas I Said So, is one of 146 state-bred 2-year-old fillies entered in Friday’s 330-yard Louisiana Breeders’ Lassie Futurity (RG2) trials at Delta Downs.

To accommodate the large number of trials, 15, Delta Downs has moved its first post time up to 4:35 p.m. (CDT).

Ttt Kas races for Jorge Meraz from the barn of trainer Jose Sanchez. The filly has earned $30,773 from two outs, and her resume includes a third-place finish, one length behind winner Blue Eyed Fance, in the 300-yard, $272,000 Mardi Gras Futur



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LQHBA Insider -

TRAINER ORLANDO OROZCO


You won’t find a lot of background information on Quarter Horse trainer Orlando Orozco, which is kind of a shame as he has just won back-to-back training titles in Louisiana! So, who is this talented horseman who has flown under the radar? Let’s get to know him in this edition of the LQHBA “Insider”!

Quick Ascent in Seven Years

Orlando Orozco,40, grew up in Weslaco, Texas, a small community in South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

“I was raised around horses,” said Orozco. “My family went to Mexico each summer and my uncle introduced me to racing.”

He was an assis





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