04/13/2004 11:00PM

Delta Downs track report

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Val's Fortune, a champion Quarter Horse who was shooting for his 11th straight win last Sunday, stumbled at the start of the $50,000 Louisiana Purchase Stakes at 350 yards and was beaten a neck by Jt Tom Cat Scat.

Val's Fortune overtook leader Toast to Toltac by midstretch, but was outfinished by Jt Tom Cat Scat. Val's Fortune held second, and overall he has won 10 of 12 starts in his career. Last year, he was voted 2-year-old champion Quarter Horse.

Jt Tom Cat Scat paid $29.80. The track was sloppy for the Louisiana Purchase.

* Streakin Mufassa was the fastest qualifier for the Grade 3, $127,500 Laddie Futurity for Quarter Horses during trials last Saturday night. The finale will be run April 25. Streakin Mufassa covered 330 yards in 17.062. Orlando Baldillez rode the winner for trainer Alvin Smith, Jr.

* Callie's First Effort was the fastest qualifier for the Grade 2, $128,000 Lassie Futurity for Quarter Horses. It will also be run April 25.