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Evangeline Downs Racing Season Opens Wednesday

Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino begins its 47th consecutive thoroughbred racing season on Wednesday evening, April 18.  Evangeline Downs will offer a total of 84-nights of racing throughout the spring and summer that will be conducted on a four-evening-a-week schedule.

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Wednesday thru Saturday with the season ending on Saturday, September 8th.

 

The horsemen have been chomping at the bit so to speak and the first three night’s entries all featured a total of 122 horses, an average of 11.1 over the 33 races scheduled.” Lloyd added “Our solid stakes program, worth in excess of $1.7 million along with our total daily purse structure of approx. $200,000 a night, should provide plenty of incentive and opportunity for local horsemen as well as those in neighboring jurisdictions which should lead to a very exciting season.”

 

Post time for live racing will be 5:40 pm, Central Time.

 

For more information contact Evangeline Downs at 337-594-3000.

I’m guessing Big and Rich’s song “Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy” doesn’t really do justice for horse racers!

 

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