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Ours To Run Defends Her Title On Louisiana Legends Night At Evangeline

Evangeline Downs hosted its annual celebration of the Louisiana-bred Thoroughbred on Saturday night with Louisiana Legends Night. There were eight stakes races with purses totaling $550,000, making it the richest night of the entire Thoroughbred season. The first stakes race of the evening featured a returning champion in Ours to Run, who defended her victory […]

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Testing One Two Makes It Look Easy In Owner Appreciation Distaff

Delta Downs hosted the $68,000 Owner Appreciation Distaff on Friday night and it was Brittlyn Stable, Inc.’s Testing One Two who came away with her second stakes win of the season under jockey Diego Saenz. Testing One Two is conditioned by Victor Arceneaux. Testing One Two used a perfect trip in the Owner Appreciation Distaff […]

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Four Stakes Wins Net Diego Saenz Jockey Of The Week Title

The leading jockey by wins and earnings for the week, Diego Saenz was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for February 4-10, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North […]

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Grand Luwegee Captures Louisiana Premier Night Championship; Saenz Wins Four

Delta Downs hosted its richest program of the season on Saturday night with another edition of Louisiana Premier Night. The 12-race card featured 10 stakes races for Louisiana-bred horses and nearly $1 million in total purse money up for grabs. The featured event of the night was the $150,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship for older […]

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Limation Gets The Jump On Super Derby Rivals For 26-1 Upset

One of two entrants for trainer Steve Asmussen, Michael Langford’s Limation was the significantly longer shot at 26-1 (stablemate Lionite went off at 5-1). Nearing the half-mile pole, however, the pace-stalking Limation made a bold early move to take the lead and turned for home with a two-length advantage. Diego Saenz guided the 3-year-old son […]

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Broberg Wraps Up Eighth Training Title At Evangeline Downs

As it so often is at Evangeline Downs, the main name to know was Karl Broberg. The perennially leading trainer at this racetrack won his eighth training title from 2011-2018 by a wide margin from his competition. His main jockey for much of the summer, Tim Thornton, parlayed that partnership into a second straight riding […]

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Mobile Bay Highlights Louisiana Legends Night At Evangeline

Evangeline Downs will be hosting Louisiana Legends Night this coming Saturday featuring the best Louisiana-bred horses currently in training competing against each other. There will be eight stakes races on the nine-race card with total purses of $600,000. The $100,000 Classic for three-year-olds and up is the highlight event on Louisiana Legends Night with a field of […]

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Mobile Bay Rolls To Fifth Consecutive Victory In Star Guitar Stakes

Louisiana legend Mobile Bay continued his domination against homebred stakes company when taking the $75,000 Star Guitar Stakes – the final stakes event for the 2017-18 Winter Meet. Guided by regular rider Diego Saenz, Mobile Bay broke a step slow and was three length wide around the first turn while sitting just off of pacesetter Morning Mischief who set […]

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Saenz, Broberg Repeat Titles As Delta Downs Meet Wraps Up

Delta Downs closed out its 2017-18 Thoroughbred season on Saturday night with a special 12-race program. During the night, the track honored its leading horsemen for the 84-day meeting that began on October 18. Jockey Diego Saenz won his second consecutive and fourth leading rider title overall at Delta Downs this year while Karl Broberg won his seventh […]

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Mobile Bay Defends His Title In Louisiana Premier Night Championship

Delta Downs hosted the 15th edition of Louisiana Premier Night on Saturday and the fans who attended the rainy evening program were treated to 12-race card that included 10 stakes races worth total purse money of more than $1 million. The featured event on the big night for Louisiana-bred horses was the $170,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship, which […]

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