Evangeline Downs

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Iron Fist, with Gerard Melancon up, wins the Evangeline Mile on Saturday at Evangeline Downs.
Iron Fist gave jockey Gerard Melancon a sweep of both stakes Saturday night at Evangeline Downs, when he held off a middle-of-the-track bid from Fear the Cowboy in the $100,000 Evangeline Mile.Full Story >>
June 03, 2017
Jockey Colby Hernandez swept Friday night’s stakes double at Evangeline Downs, guiding Pacific Pink to victory in the $75,000 Spotted Horse and Efforting to her first stakes win in the $50,000 Acadiana.
May 29, 2017
Fear the Cowboy drew the rail in a field of eight for the $100,000 Evangeline Mile on Saturday night. The race for 3-year-olds and up is the centerpiece of the meet at Evangeline Downs.
May 19, 2017
Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, La., was to shift to a 5:25 p.m. Central post time starting Saturday night. It will remain in place through the close of the meet Sept. 2.
May 07, 2017
Brittlyn Stable swept both weekend stakes at Evangeline Downs, when Magic Vow proved a clear winner of the $60,000 Equine Sales Derby on Saturday night, and Bermuda Star got her first dirt victory Friday night in the $60,000 Equine Sales Oaks.
April 28, 2017
Evangeline Downs has delayed the start of turf racing from Friday (April 28) to next month. The track plans to begin running races on its grass course with the program of May 24,
February 26, 2014
Track information & stakes schedule for the 84-night 2014 Evangeline Downs meet, highlighted by the Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint on Saturday, June 21.