Casner's Daughter Confirmed Among Dead in Bali

Casner's Daughter Confirmed Among Dead in Bali
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
Bali explosion victim Karri Casner (left), pictured here with entertainer Clint Black, her parents (Bill & Susan Casner), and sister Kayce Casner, after last month's TOBA awards dinner.
Karri Casner, daughter of WinStar co-founder Bill Casner, has been confirmed to be among those killed after Saturday's terrorist attack in Bali, Indonesia.

Casner, 23, had been vacationing in the area and has not been seen since Saturday. Her parents, Bill and Susan Casner, who live in Dallas, Texas, flew to Bali on Sunday.

Born April 4, 1979, Miss Casner was a graduate of Carroll High in South Lake, Texas, and graduated with a degree in business from the University of Colorado in May of 2002. She was an accomplished equestrian, skier, and tennis player who had considered pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred industry.

She is also survived by her sister, Kayce.

WinStar, founded by Casner along with Kenny Troutt, is located near Versailles, Ky., and includes the former Prestonwood Farm.

According to, nearly 200 people were killed by a car bomb that exploded outside a nightclub at the beach resort of Kuta. There were more than 300 people injured in the explosion.

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