News October  20, 2017

Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse Meet Starts September 30, Stall Applications Due August 12


Evangeline Downs will open their 2015 live Quarter Horse meet on Wednesday, September 30.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—AUGUST 4, 2015—Evangeline Downs 2015 American Quarter Horse season will begin on Wednesday, September 30 and continue until Saturday, December 19. There will be 46 days of live racing run on a Wednesday through Saturday weekly schedule during the season, with the exception of Thanksgiving week with only a Friday and Saturday schedule run due to the holiday.

All horsemen interested in submitting a stall application to Evangeline Downs must do so by Wednesday, August 12. To obtain a stall application, horsemen can visit the website www.evdracing.com and click on the “Horsemen’s Info” tab at the top of the homepage. If you would like to contact Evangeline Downs directly, please call the racing office at 337-594-3000.

The notable events for the Evangeline Downs American Quarter Horse season include the $1,000,000 LQHBA Breeders’ Futurity (RG1) for two-year-old Louisiana-breds and the $150,000-added LQHBA Breeders’ Derby for three-year-old Louisiana-breds to be run on Saturday, November 28. The trials for the Futurity will take place on Friday, November 6and the trials for the Derby will be run on Saturday, November 7. The $100,000-added Evangeline Downs Futurity for two-year-olds and the $75,000-added Evangeline Downs Derby for three-year-olds will highlight the closing day program on Saturday, December 19. The trials for the Evangeline Downs Futurity will be Friday, November 27 and the trials for the Evangeline Downs Derby will be Saturday, November 28.

First post time for each live racing night at Evangeline Downs for the American Quarter Horse season will be 5:40 pm Central Time.

For more information about the upcoming season at Evangeline Downs visit the track’s website at www.evdracing.com .

Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Evangeline Downs is located in Opelousas, Louisiana, just off I-49 at exit 18.

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