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Stall Applications For Delta's Quarter Horse Meet Due March 8


Stallion applications for the 2017 Delta Downs Quarter Horse meeting are due March 8.

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VINTON, LA—FEBRUARY 10, 2017—Delta Downs’ racing office has announced that stall applications for the track’s 2017 Quarter Horse season are due by Wednesday, March 8th.

The upcoming meet is scheduled to run from April 21 through July 8 with live racing each Wednesday through Saturday night. First post will be 6:15 p.m. (CDT).

Stall applications for the new season at Delta Downs are available by CLICKING HERE or by visiting the track's website at deltadownsracing.com under the "Horsemen’s Info" section. For more information about the season, call Chris Warren, Director of Racing Operations, or the Delta staff at 1-337-589-9020.

The highlight of the 46-day stand will come on closing night, July 8th when the track hosts the Louisiana Show Case Night, which will host a full card of stakes for Louisiana-breds including the richest Quarter Horse race of the meet, the $700,000-est. Lee Berwick Futurity(RG1).

Additional highlights of the live Quarter Horse Season include the Grade 2 Firecracker Futurity, Firecracker Derby and LQHBA's restricted Grade 2 Laddie Futurity and Lassie Futurity for state-breds.

For more information about the coming season, visit the track’s website at www.deltadownsracing.com or on the Facebook page, ‘Delta Downs Racing’. The track’s Twitter handle is @deltaracing.

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  Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Delta Downs is located in Vinton, Louisiana, on Delta Downs Drive. From Lake Charles, take Exit 7 and from Texas, take Exit 4.

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