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Louisiana Downs Releases 2017 Quarter Horse Stakes Schedule


Louisiana Downs will kick off their 2017 Quarter Horse meet with two stakes on Saturday, January 7.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—DECEMBER 5, 2016—Louisiana Downs will kick-off their 2017 live Quarter Horse race meet on Saturday, January 7th. The meet with run 46 days through March 22nd.

Twelve stakes have been scheduled this with 4-year-olds and up competing in the 250 yard $15,000 Harrah's Dash and in the 870 yard $15,000 Marathon on opening day. Entries closed January 2nd for both races.

The track will offer live racing Saturday thru Tuesday's with first post set at 1:00 pm (CDT). Simulcast racing is available at the track seven days a week, year-round.

The complete stakes/trial schedule includes:

  • January 07—Harrah’s Dash $15,000 4 Y.O. & Up @ 250 Yards
  • January 07 —Marathon $15,000 4 Y.O. & Up @ 870 Yards
  • January 14—Billy Montgomery $25,000 3 Y.O. LA-Bred @ 350 Yards
  • January 21—Louisiana Downs Maiden Stake Trials @ 350 Yards
  • January 28 —Swift $15,000 4 Y.O & Up @ 350 Yards
  • January 28—Party Girl $25,000 4 Y.O. & Up F&M LA-Bred @ 350 Yards
  • February 04—Magnolia $ 25,000 3 Y.O. & Up LA-Bred @ 870 Yards
  • February 11—Louisiana Downs Maiden Stake $ 15,000 3, 4 & 5 Y.O. LA-Bred @ 350 Yards
  • February 25—Mr. Jess Perry $ 25,000 4 Y.O. & Up LA-Bred @ 350
  • February 25—Mardi Gras Futurity Trials @ 300 Yards
  • February 26—Mardi Gras Derby Trials @ 350 Yards
  • March 04—Harrah's Entertainment Futurity Trials @ 300 Yards
  • March 18—Mardi Gras Futurity $100,000 (A) 2 Y.O. LA-Bred @ 300 Yards
  • March 18 —Mardi Gras Derby $ 50,000 (A) 3 Y.O. LA-Bred @ 400 Yards
  • March 18—Streakin La Jolla $ 15,000 3 Y.O. & Up @ 400 Yards
  • March 22—Harrah's Futurity $ 75,000 (A) 2 Y.O. @ 300 Yards

Seating and Reservations
Grandstand seating is free everyday of Live Racing. Clubhouse Box seats with a TV monitor $30(includes 4 seats) and w/o $5/seat. The phone number to make reservations is 800-551-7223 or 318-747-7223.


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