Keyword: Evangeline Downs

  • Jockey Steve Bourque gets his 4,000th win at Evangeline Downs

    Bourque Rides to Win No. 4,000

    The 53-year-old native of Louisiana recorded his 4,000th win aboard Pitts Racing Stables Speed Horse's Space Book in the second race at Evangeline Downs, a $5,000 claimer for fillies and mares.

  • Fillies Fastest in Equine Sales Workouts

    A trio of Louisiana-bred fillies worked an eighth of a mile in :10 1/5 May 8 to tie for the fastest time during the under tack show for the Equine Sales Company of Louisiana's 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale in Opelousas, La.

  • Seltzer wins the Finest City S.

    The Week in Photos for 4/26/2016

    Los Alamitos, Evangeline Downs, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Hong Kong, Keeneland, Laurel Park & More

  • Lenny's Place: Hall of Fame Edition

    Host Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Doug O'Neill about Hall of Fame inductee Lava Man. Lenny also discusses Del Mar, Saratoga, race fixing and more! Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • L-R: Joe Patin, Billy Patin, and LeSean Conyers

    Three Evangeline Downs Jockeys Arrested

    Following an extensive investigation by the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division, three Louisiana jockeys have been arrested and charged for their roles in an alleged race-fixing scheme.

  • Evangeline Downs Stakes Taken Off Turf

    Because of to extremely wet conditions from heavy rains earlier in the week, management at Evangeline Downs has decided to move the three turf races scheduled for its May 30 program to the main track.

  • Power Alert won the Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes on May 1.

    Power Alert Seeks Riches at Evangeline Downs

    Power Alert will try to notch the most lucrative victory of his career for a second straight race when he starts in the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint Stakes May 30 at the Opelousas, La. track.

  • Four People Denied Stud Book Privileges

    The Jockey Club announced Sept. 11 that two people will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book permanently and that two others will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for five years.

  • Heitai dominates Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint.

    Heitai Easy Winner of Evangeline Turf Sprint

    Favored Heitai ran his rivals off their feet with a comfortable front-running romp in the inaugural $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint the night of June 21 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.

  • Sunbean running in the Louisiana Legends Classic Stakes.

    Sunbean Shines in Louisiana Legends Classic

    Sunbean lived up to his billing as the star of the 10th annual Louisiana Legends Night May 24, romping to a five-length victory as the 1-20 favorite in the $100,000 Classic at Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.

  • Evangeline Downs Unveils 2014 Stakes Lineup

    The $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint, a newly-created event for 3-year-olds and up at a distance of five furlongs to be run June 21, is the centerpiece of the 2014 Evangeline Downs stakes schedule released Feb. 26.

  • Rebranded Evangeline Sale Set for March 9

    Having recently completed its first season under the leadership of new owner Boyd Gaming, Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino will conduct its annual 2-year-old-in-training sale March 9.

  • Mr. Nightlinger Celebrates First Winner

    Mr. Nightlinger was represented by his first winner Aug. 23 as E Z Glider posted her first victory in the first race, a maiden claiming event at Louisiana's Evangeline Downs.

  • Monzante

    LA Plans No Further Action in Monzante Case

    The Louisiana State Racing Commission has concluded that no further action is needed in the case involving the former grade I winner Monzante who broke down and was euthanized following a race at Evangeline Downs July 20.

  • Monzante at the 2009 Breeders' Cup.

    Trainer: Monzante Euthanized Due to Injuries

    Jackie Thacker, the trainer that opted to euthanize grade I winner Monzante, said he made the call when it was apparent the gelding was suffering after a breakdown in a July 20 claiming race at Evangeline Downs.

  • Diego Saenz

    Saenz Repeats as Evangeline Leading Rider

    Diego Saenz, a 33-year-old Mexico native, chalked up his second consecutive rider title and the fourth in the past four years at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino at the recently concluded 84-night spring/summer meet.

  • Evangeline Downs' 2012 Handle Rises

    Evangeline Downs' recently concluded spring/summer Thoroughbred season recorded solid numbers including increases in average nightly handle, average nightly on-track handle, and total on-track handle.

  • First Winner Recorded for Sire Notional

    Spendthrift Farm freshman sire Notional sired his first winner when 2-year-old filly Happy Patsy streaked to an easy 5 3/4-length win as the favorite in a maiden claiming race at Evangeline Downs Aug. 3.