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  • Superior Storm was named Louisiana-bred champion 2-year-old female for 2007.

    LTBA Announces 2007 Champions

    The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has announced its 2007 accredited Louisiana-bred champions.

  • Super Frolic Headlines Evangeline Mile

    Super Frolic, a grade II stakes winner of more than $1.4 million, headlines the Evangeline Mile Handicap, the marquee race of the season at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino on Saturday night.

  • Louisiana Legends Night to Offer $1 Million in Purses

    For the first time in its 42-year history, Evangeline Downs will offer purses totaling more than $1 million dollars on a single racing program Saturday night with Legends Night III, a 13-race card featuring 11 stake races restricted to Louisiana bred horses.

  • Happy Ticket a Louisiana Champion for Third Straight Year

    Stewart Madison's homebred and multiple grade I winner Happy Ticket was named Louisiana's champion older female for 2006, which marked the third straight year she was honored as a state-bred champion by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.

  • Costa Rising (10) holds off  Mean Butterbean (4) to win the Classic feature event of Louisiana Champions Day at Fair Grounds Race Course.

    Costa Rising, Short Prices Mark Louisiana-Bred Card

    Short prices warmed the hearts of favorite players as Louisiana Champions Day returned to its home base Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course. The featured $150,000 Classic went to even-money choice Costa Rising by a nose.

  • Costa Rising Heads Louisiana Champions Day

    Charles Castille Jr.'s Costa Rising, coming off a win in Delta Downs' Gold Cup last month, faces 2005 winner Badtotheboneandrew and nine others in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Strong Contender (right) outlasts Lawyer Ron to post impressive Super Derby win.

    'Contender Packs Big Wallop in Super Derby

    He was reluctant to load, but once John C. Oxley's Strong Contender got rolling, there was no stopping him. The 3-year-old son of Maria's Mon swept past the 4-5 favorite Lawyer Ron to win the $486,500 Super Derby (gr. II) at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Saturday.

  • Asmussen Colts Top Main Bill on 'Legends' Night

    The $150,000 D. S. "Shine" Young Memorial Futurity headlines the 2006 edition of Louisiana Legends Night to be held at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino on Saturday evening.