louisiana thoroughbred breeders association

Breeders’ Awards Increased For Louisiana-Bred Runners Sired In-State

The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association Board of Directors has announced that the LTBA will be increasing breeders’ awards for Louisiana-sired accredited Louisiana-breds to 20 percent beginning with the 2019-20 Delta Downs Thoroughbred meet which opens Tuesday, Oct. 8. Breeders’ awards for accredited Louisiana-breds by stallions standing outside the state of Louisiana will continue to be […]

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Louisiana-Breds In The Spotlight On ‘Legends’ Night AT Evangeline Downs

The best Louisiana-bred Thoroughbreds will be in the spotlight at Evangeline Downs this Saturday night for Louisiana Legends Night. The annual celebration will be a 10-race program with the first post time set for 5:50 p.m. (CST). There will be eight stakes races on the card and Evangeline Downs bettors will surely be focused on […]

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New Louisiana-Bred Award To Be Offered At 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced today that a new special award will be offered at the 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America and taking place Oct. 4-7 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA) is sponsoring a $2,500 cash prize for the top-placed Louisiana-bred at the competition. Ten Louisiana-breds […]

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Mobile Bay Announced As 2016 Louisiana-Bred Older Male Champion

Millionaire Mobile Bay has been announced as the Accredited Louisiana-Bred 2016 Older Male Champion, according to the tallying of votes by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association reported by drf.com. Other winners, to be honored at the LTBA’s annual meeting on June 10 at Evangeline Downs, include Tip Tap Tapizar (2-year-old male), Mr. Al’s Gal (2-year-old […]

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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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Louisiana Sale Companies Team Up, Will Hold Unified Yearling Sale

Equine Sales Company today announced that it will hold its Consignor Select Yearling Sale on September 7, 2016, in Opelousas, Louisiana. This will be the first unified yearling sale held by Equine Sales together with the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association (LTBA). A mutual agreement between Equine Sales and the LTBA was announced earlier this week. […]

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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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Awesome Again Colt Tops Louisiana Sale

A chestnut yearling colt by Awesome Again out of Clear Sailing by Empire Maker brought $210,000 to top the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana yearling auction Sept. 24. The colt was bred and foaled by Coteau Grove Farms, LLC in Sunset, Louisiana and purchased by Brittlyn Stables, LLC. Brittlyn Stables is the owner of multiple […]

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Former NFL QB Delhomme Elected to Lead LA Thoroughbred Breeders Association

Jake Delhomme was elected as the President of the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association at the annual election of officers. The meeting was held at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs as part of Louisiana Cup Day, one of the four state bred championship race days. Dexter Gary, who led the Board as its […]

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Scholarships to be Awarded on Louisiana Cup Day

Louisiana Cup Day will take place on Saturday, August 17 at Louisiana Downs in Bossier City and the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two scholarships, each valued at $1,000, during the event. The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has evolved from a small group of horsemen who united in 1963 to the top thoroughbred breeding […]

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