Louisiana breeding

Millionaire Louisiana-Bred Sunbean Retired

Sunbean has been a force to be reckoned with on the Louisiana-bred stakes circuit since he won the Louisiana Futurity in 2012, in just his second career start. Now a 7-year-old, the ever-consistent gelding has officially been retired, reports the Daily Racing Form, due to a recurring tendon injury. “We wouldn’t take any chance with […]

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Louisiana’s Equine Sales Company Schedules Three Auctions In 2017

Equine Sales Company announced on Friday its complete 2017 schedule of auctions. In addition to the 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale already announced for May 9 with a breeze date of May 7, two other sales will be held at the Opelousas, Louisiana, facility. The Consignor Select Yearling Sale will be held Thursday, August 31, and […]

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G1 Winner Court Vision Relocated To Louisiana

Five-time Grade 1 winner Court Vision, a leading first-crop and second-crop stallion in the North American rankings over the past two years, has been relocated to stand at Acadiana Equine @ Copper Crowne in Opelousas, Louisiana. He will stand as property of a partnership for a fee of $3,500 with discounts for multiple breedings. Court […]

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Equine Sales Company Two-Year-Old In Training Catalog Now Online

A total of 93 horses have been consigned to the catalogue that is now available online for the Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale set for Tuesday, May 10, in Opelousas, Louisiana. The breeze show will be held May 8. The sale company is still accepting supplements, and the auction will also include horses […]

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Delta Downs Set For Louisiana Premier Night; Over $1M In Total Purse Money Available

Delta Downs is preparing for another rich race program on Saturday as the track hosts the 13th annual Louisiana Premier Night. The 11-race program will feature 10 stakes events for Louisiana-bred horses worth more than $1,000,000 in total purse money. First post time is scheduled for 5:40 pm Central Time. Saturday’s featured race will be […]

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Spendthrift’s G1 Winner Cross Traffic Sires First Foal

Spendthrift Farm’s Cross Traffic, the Whitney Handicap (G1) winner by Unbridled’s Song, sired his first reported foal on Sunday, January 10th when a colt was born at Red River Farm in Coushatta, Louisiana. Bred by Red River Farm owner Jay Adcock, the colt is out of the Afternoon Deelites mare Dazzling Deelite, a stakes-placed performer […]

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Louisiana Breeders’ Awards To Be Reduced Beginning April 6

The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association sent a letter to its members on Dec. 31, informing them that the breeder award rate will be cut from 20 percent down to 18 percent. The reduction will begin with the start of the Evangeline Downs race meeting on April 6, according to the Blood Horse. Secretary-treasurer Roger Heitzmann […]

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The Pickett Factor Decisive In Louisiana Champions Day Classic Victory

Melissa Cantacuzene’s The Pickett Factor got his revenge on Mobile Bay Saturday afternoon at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, beating his graded stakes-winning rival for the second time in three meetings this season with a dominant performance in the $150,000 Twinspires.com Louisiana Champions Day Classic. Winning for the sixth time in eight career starts, […]

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Louisiana-Bred Jet Black Magic Springs Upset In Delta Downs Princess

Jet Black Magic and Roberto Morales teamed up to score a surprise victory over heavily-favored La Appassionata in the Grade III Delta Downs Princess.  The 2-year-old Hold Me Back (by Giant’s Causeway) filly made a sweeping outside move on the far turn to win the $400,000 race by an expanding 4 1/4 lengths in final […]

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G2 Winner Lewis Michael Relocating To Louisiana

Don Hargroder’s Circle H Farm in Abbeville, La., has acquired Grade 2 winner, Lewis Michael. Lewis Michael previously stood at Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky. He is by Rahy and is out of the Broad Brush mare, Justenuffheart. Lewis Michael compiled a record of 7-6-2 in 23 starts and earned $811,714 for owner/breeder Frank […]

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