Evangeline Downs

Track information & stakes schedule for the 84-night 2014 Evangeline Downs meet, highlighted by the Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint on Saturday, June 21.Full Story >>
TODAY August 31, 2016
Dave Hulkewicz is getting ready to return from a four-year layoff. Hulkewicz, an owner who lives in Dallas, has been shopping for racing-age horses at Del Mar and said Monday during an auction at Lone Star Park that he would like to be active during ...
August 28, 2016
Evangeline Downs leading rider Colby Hernandez swept the track’s closing night stakes on Saturday, when Country Candy set the pace and prevailed in the $60,000 Princess and Thegreatcollection shot up the rail to win the $60,000 Prince.
August 25, 2016
Country Candy is one of two talented fillies whom the stable of Keene Thoroughbreds and trainer J.R. Caldwell have attacking the 2-year-old stakes scene. Bling On the Music has made the most noise, defeating males in the Gold Rush Futurity at Arapahoe ...
August 24, 2016
Jockey Colby Hernandez has established himself as the dominant rider at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, La., where he is poised to lock up his fourth title when the meet closes Saturday night. Hernandez had a 12-win lead over Diego Saenz heading into ...
August 21, 2016
Sir Genghis has shown versatility during the Evangeline Downs meet, winning a stakes at five-eighths of a mile in June, then closing out his local season Saturday night with another at 1 1/16 miles in the $60,000 Owner’s Day Cup.
July 27, 2016
The stakes winner Above Fashion will be returning to the overnight ranks for the first time since September in Friday night’s fourth race at Evangeline Downs. She is part of a field of six fillies and mares set for an allowance over 5 1/2 furlongs.
July 18, 2016
Evangeline Downs begins offering a reduced 12 percent takeout on its pick fours Wednesday night, and the late pick four is highlighted by a turf allowance.
July 17, 2016
Crosscheck Carlos made his first start against Louisiana-breds a memorable one Saturday night, when he fought off Street Honor for a head win in the $100,000 colts and geldings division of the D.S. “Shine” Young Memorial Futurity at Evangeline Downs.
July 11, 2016
The stakes train that Brad Cox has been riding in 2016 made a significant stop at Evangeline Downs earlier this month when Believe in Bertie and Extra Credit swooped up a pair of races on Louisiana Legends Night. Now, the 3-year-olds could be headed to ...
July 03, 2016
The Pickett Factor and Mobile Bay put on a show in their first meeting at 4 on Saturday night at Evangeline Downs. The frequent rivals dueled through the stretch in the track’s $125,000 Louisiana Legends Classic, with The Pickett Factor edging Mobile ...