Today's Headlines March  29, 2023

Veteran Jockey Gilbert Ortiz Honored At Louisiana Downs Today

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BOSSIER CITY, LA–MARCH 28, 2023–Veteran Quarter Horse rider Gilbert Ortiz was feted today at Louisiana Downs by racing officials, fellow jockeys and a bevy of trainers, owners and well-wishers.

Today marked his final day riding at the Bossier City racetrack as the accomplished and respected rider will retire at the end of 2023.

Jen Sokol, Louisiana Downs Racing Operations Manager, presented Ortiz with a commemorative pl

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Louisiana Downs is now under new ownership. Rubico Acquisition Corporation purchased the Bossier City racetrack for $22 million with approval from both the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and Louisiana State Racing Commission. They hosted a family-friendly New Year's Eve fireworks show to ring in 2022 that was well-att

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