Delta Downs Adds Race Day, Moves Post Time For Expanded Cards

by | 03.01.2019 | 6:45pm

Delta Downs has made changes to the final days of its 2018-19 Thoroughbred season. The meeting was originally scheduled to wrap up on Saturday, March 9 but will now end with an extra day of live racing on Tuesday, March 12. The special race day will also include an early post time of 1:10 pm Central Time. The extra race day was added to compensate for cancelled races on February 27 and 28 due to poor weather conditions.

In addition to the extra race day the track has also altered post times on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 to accommodate expanded 12-race cards. The first race on each of those days will take place at 4:55 pm instead of the customary 5:25 pm time slot.

For more information about the Delta Downs, including the upcoming Quarter Horse season that starts on April 19, go to the track's website at www.deltadownsracing.com. Fans can also follow the track on Facebook and Twitter.

Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.

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