Today's Headlines May  3, 2016

Not Perry Pretty Risks Win Streak in Deltaís Motherís Day Stakes

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BY MICHAEL CUSORTELLI

VINTON, LAóMAY 3, 2016óKaitlen Emfingerís Not Perry Pretty will risk her four-race win streak and make her sophomore season debut in Saturdayís 350-yard, $25,000 Motherís Day Stakes for fillies and mares at Delta Downs.

A sorrel Dash Ta Fame filly trained by Michael Taylor, Not Perry Pretty has won all four of her outs -- all at this track -- and her two wins include last yearís 350-yard, $318,000 Firecracker Futurity (G2) and 330-yard, $87,000 Old South Futurity. The filly drew post 2 and will be ridden by David Alvarez.

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INCOMING LQHBA PRESIDENT JULIEN 'BUTCH' STEVENS III


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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