Louisiana racing

Boyd Gaming To Reopen Casinos At Delta Downs, Evangeline

Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced plans to resume operations at seven properties in Louisiana and Mississippi, pending receipt of final regulatory approvals. On Wednesday, May 20, Boyd Gaming plans to reopen three Louisiana properties: Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel and Treasure Chest Casino.  On Thursday, May 21, the Company will reopen its two Mississippi properties: IP Casino Resort Spa […]

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Louisiana Downs To Open Casino At 25 Percent Capacity On May 18

Today, Horseshoe Bossier City and Harrah’s Louisiana Downs announced that the properties will resume gaming operations at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020, in accordance with directives from the Louisiana Gaming Control Board pending all regulatory approvals. At Horseshoe and Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, the casinos will open at 25% capacity as according to the […]

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COVID-19: Louisiana Racing Commission Passes Emergency Order Guiding Training, Movement Of Horses

As the racing world continues to grapple with the ever-increasing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Racing Commission has passed an emergency order designed to guide the stabling and training of horses in the state. The order appears to be largely a response to a mass text sent Monday evening ordering horsemen to vacate […]

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Jennifer Sokol Promoted To Racing Operations Manager At Louisiana Downs

David Heitzmann, director of racing at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, announced that Jennifer Sokol has accepted the position of Racing Operations Manager at the Shreveport racetrack. Sokol has been employed at Louisiana Downs since 2007, joining the racing office in 2012. She most recently served as racing office manager. Her new duties will include supervision of […]

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Fair Grounds: Post-Christmas Card Features Newly Named Bob Fortus Memorial Stakes

Headlined by Jerry Marks Stable LLC’s 7/5 morning line favorite Moonlit Garden, a field of eight is set for Thursday’s post-Christmas feature, the $75,000 Bob Fortus Memorial.   Formerly run as the Tiffany Lass, the Bob Fortus Memorial is named in honor of the longtime horse racing reporter and author who passed away in July. It […]

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Fair Grounds: Trainer Brad Cox Sends Out Big Contingent For ‘Santa Super Saturday’

Billed as “Santa Super Saturday”, the December 21 card at Fair Grounds Racecourse is loaded with quality. With an early first post of noon CT, the 14-race program will include six stakes, and a more than handful of salty maiden special weight and allowance races.  Brad Cox enters Saturday with a total of 14 runners […]

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Fair Grounds: Grade 2 Winner Minit To Stardom Among Contenders On $1 Million-Plus Louisiana Champions Day

Brittlyn Stable Inc’s Minit to Stardom, the 20-1 upset winner of the Honorable Miss (G2) in July at Saratoga, headlines a star-studded Louisiana Champions Day on Saturday, December 14 at Fair Grounds Racecourse. With an early first post of noon CT, the 13-race program will feature ten Louisiana-bred stakes – seven for Thoroughbreds and three […]

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Fair Grounds Launches 148th Season With Thanksgiving Feast, Racing

The 148th Thoroughbred racing season kicks off on what has historically been a tradition for the storied track, Thanksgiving Day. With that, this years’ start on November 28 will assuredly be welcome by the many families that enjoy the bountiful feast of traditional herb-roasted turkey and cornbread dressing, classic side dishes and season-long mainstay and famed […]

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Louisiana Officials Investigating Licensees In Alleged Neglect Case

The Louisiana Racing Commission is investigating an Evangeline Downs trainer after a starving Thoroughbred was removed from his property in Opelousas last month. I Promised Youhuff, an 8-year-old son of Huff out of Placid Fund mare Sammi’s Promise, was found by St. Landry Parish Animal Control lying in the front yard of a house on […]

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