Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino and Racetrack

8000 E Texas St Bossier City, LA 71111 USA

Date Race Purse Age/Sex Dist
August 2018
Louisiana Cup Distaff R $50,000 3&up, f/m 8.5f T
Louisiana Cup Filly and Mare Sprint R $50,000 3&up, f/m 6f
Louisiana Cup Juvenile R $50,000 2yo, 6f
Louisiana Cup Juvenile Fillies R $50,000 2yo, f 6f
Louisiana Cup Sprint R $50,000 3&up, 6f
Louisiana Cup Turf Classic R $50,000 3&up, 8.5f T
Super Derby Prelude $60,000 3yo, 8.5f
September 2018
A.L. "Red" Erwin R $60,000 3yo, c/g 8f T
Elge Rasberry R $60,000 3yo, f 8f T
Happy Ticket $60,000 2yo, f 8f T
River Cities $60,000 3&up, f/m 8.5f T
Sunday Silence $60,000 2yo, 8f T
Super Derby $300,000 3yo, 8.5f
Unbridled S $60,000 3&up, 8.5f T
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  • Mr. Misunderstood (outside) turns for home in the Super Derby Sept. 9 at Louisiana Downs

    Mr. Misunderstood Rolls to Super Derby Win

    Just as he did in the Super Derby Prelude Stakes a month ago, Flurry Racing Stables' Mr. Misunderstood pulled away in the stretch to win the $200,0000 Super Derby at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Sept. 9. 

  • Louisiana Downs

    New Schedule Helps Louisiana Downs Increase Handle

    The 2017 Thoroughbred racing season at Harrah's Louisiana Downs got underway on May 6.  Officials made some changes in the live race day schedule in hopes of boosting handle and have already noted significant increases.   

  • Dalmore after his Affirmed Stakes win

    Dalmore Ships East for Super Derby

    Up against a trio of older grade I winners in the Pacific Classic (gr. I), jockey Kent Desormeaux called Dalmore's fifth-place run in the 1 1/4-mile Del Mar summer feature a "learning experience."

  • Free Spirit's Joy won the 1991 Super Derby.

    Free Spirit's Joy Dead at 27

    Free Spirit's Joy, the winner of the 1991 Super Derby (gr. I) at Louisiana Downs at 28-1, died. The 27-year-old horse resided at the Bradley family's Indian Ridge Farm near Frankfort, Ky.

  • String King makes the winning move in the Louisiana Turf Classic.

    String King Impressive in LA Turf Classic

    Louisiana-bred String King seems to be getting better with age as the 7-year-old gelding rolled to an impressive victory in the Louisiana Turf Classic at Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino & Racetrack Aug. 8.

  • String King has won 126 of 36 starts, with 12 additional placings.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TZbwTx3">Order This Photo</a>

    String King Seeks LA Cup Turf Hat Trick

    String King, the Louisiana-bred gelding who has earned $890,552 for owner-breeder-trainer Charles Craig Smith, will be seeking his third straight win in the Louisiana Cup Turf Classic at Louisiana Downs Aug. 8.

  • Vicar's in Trouble romps in the Super Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TnHtJFn">Order This Photo</a>

    Super Derby No Problem for Vicar's in Trouble

    Favored Vicar's in Trouble, back in his home state for the first time since winning the Louisiana Derby (gr. II) in March, dominated the 35th renewal of the $400,000 Super Derby (gr. II) Sept. 6 at Louisiana Downs.

  • That Handicapping Show: Super Derby

    Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap the $400,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs and the $250,000 Dueling Grounds Derby at Kentucky Downs this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Super Derby.

  • Jessica's Star

    Super Derby Attracts 11 in Wide-Open Affair

    This year's edition of the $400,000 Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs Sept. 6 drew a competitive filed of 11, headed by the one-two finishers of the Ohio Derby and the first three finishers of the Prelude Stakes.