News February  21, 2018

Live Racing Canceled Today at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs Due To Winter Storm


LIve racing has been canceled today at Louisiana Downs due to freezing temperatures and snow.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—JANUARY 16, 2018—Due to freezing temperatures and snow, officials have canceled today's (Jan. 16) race card at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs.

Racing will resume on Saturday, January 20 with this week’s feature, the $25,000 Billy Montgomery Stakes (see related story).

The stakes drew a competitive field of ten accredited Louisiana-bred 3-year-olds going 350 yards.

Louisiana Downs Dates and Post Times The 2018 Quarter Horse racing season at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs got underway on Saturday, January 6. The 46-day meet includes 12 stakes highlighted by the first official championship for 2-year-olds, the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity on March 17. Live racing will take place Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday with a 1:00 p.m. (Central) post time and will continue through March 21.

To see a complete list of the stakes schedule, including trial dates, CLICK HERE.

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About Harrah’s Louisiana Downs
Located near Shreveport in Bossier City, Louisiana, Louisiana Downs opened in 1974 and was purchased by Caesars Entertainment in December, 2002. With annual Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing seasons, the track is committed to presenting the highest quality racing programs paired with its 150,000-square foot entertainment complex offering casino gambling, dining and plasma screen televisions for sports and simulcast racing.


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