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Evangeline Downs American Quarter Horse Season Starts October 3, Stall Applications Due August 21


Evangeline Downs American Quarter Horse season kicks off October 3, stall applications for 2018 meet are due Tuesday, August 21.

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OPELOUSAS, LA—AUGUST 1, 2018—The 2018 American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs will begin on Wednesday, October 3 and continue through Wednesday, December 19.

There will be 46 days of live racing run on a Wednesday through Saturday weekly schedule during the season with two special Tuesday programs on November 20 and December 18. Post times will be at 5:35 pm Central Time nightly, excepting the Tuesday, December 18 and Wednesday, December 19 programs, when post times will be 3:15 pm Central Time.

All horsemen interested in submitting a stall application to Evangeline Downs must do so by Tuesday, August 21. To obtain a stall application, visit the website www.evdracing.com and click on the “Horsemen’s Info” tab at the top of the homepage. To contact the racing office at Evangeline Downs, call 337-594-3000.

The highlight evening on the schedule will be Saturday, December 15, when four separate finals will be run on that night’s program. The marquee event will be the $1,000,000-guaranteed Louisiana Million (RG1) for 2-year-old accredited Louisiana-breds. The Million will feature the 10 fastest qualifiers from the trials which will be run on Friday, November 16. The $275,000-estimated LQHBA Breeders Derby Final for 3-year-old accredited Louisiana-breds will include the 10 fastest qualifiers from the trials which will be run on Saturday, November 17.

Evangeline Downs will also be holding its two major finals that night as well. The $100,000-added Evangeline Downs Futurity for 2-year-olds will showcase the 10 fastest qualifiers from the trials run on Friday, November 23. The $50,000-added Evangeline Downs Derby for 3-year-olds will include the 10 fastest qualifiers from the trials to be run on Saturday, November 24.

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For more information on the American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs, visit the track’s website at www.evdracing.com. Evangeline Downs’ Twitter handle is @EVDRacing and the racetrack is also accessible on Facebook at facebook.com/EvangelineDownsRacing.

About Evangeline Downs
Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel is owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming press releases are available at www.prnewswire.com. Additional news and information can be found at www.boydgaming.com, or evangelinedowns.com.


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