Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino will host the John Franks Memorial 2-year-olds in training sale March 17.
After weathering Hurricane Isaac, Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino resumes live racing Thursday, Aug. 30. Post time is 5:40 CDT.
Evangeline Downs track management has decided to reschedule the Sept. 3 racing program for next Thursday, Sept. 8, due to forecasted heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Lee.
The 2010 Evangeline Downs meet, which begins April 7, will feature 89 programs of night racing and a new 5:40 p.m. (Central) post time.
Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino will introduce turf racing on opening night of its 89-day spring/summer racing season April 8.
The Horseplayers Association of North America has introduced this year a rating system for 65 Thoroughbred racetracks in North America. Featured exclusively on BloodHorse.com is a countdown of the top 10 tracks. Evangeline Downs is #6.
Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino's recently concluded 2008 spring/summer Thoroughbred season posted all-time highs in average nightly handle, single-night handle, average field size, and purse distribution for the 84-night meet.
Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, which opened in the spring of 2004, is scheduled to offer its first turf race Sept. 1.
Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino's recently concluded 2007 spring/summer season showed across-the-board gains in several major categories, including total handle, on-track handle, purse distribution, and average field size for the 89-night meet.