Evangeline Downs

YESTERDAY July 24, 2014
In a case of mistaken identity, Evangeline Downs’s stewards disqualified the wrong horse in Thursday night’s fourth race. The matter was quickly rectified, but not before resulting in a second superfecta payoff.
July 22, 2014
For a simple, first-level allowance, Thursday’s $23,500 feature brings together quite the eclectic cast. The 7 1/2-furlong affair on grass drew a field of 11, including two entrants for the main track only.
July 16, 2014
Friday’s $29,500 first-level allowance feature brings together an evenly matched group of Louisiana-breds.
Things could start to look a little different atop the Evangeline Downs jockey ranks beginning this week.
July 09, 2014
All three of last Saturday’s stakes winners at Evangeline Downs emerged in good order and are likely headed upstate to Louisiana Downs for Louisiana Cup Day on Aug. 2.
July 06, 2014
Racing with the pace from the start, the favored Joy of the Saints outkicked a stubborn Miss Molly B to win Saturday night’s $100,000 filly division of the D. S. “Shine” Young Futurity.
July 01, 2014
Gantry, Class Included, and Sunbean, who are among the top older horses based in the Mid-South region that includes Louisiana, are each targeting campaigns later in the year.
June 27, 2014
As a young man, Patrick Mouton had planned on becoming a veterinarian. But he said, “The advanced chemistry got to me,” and he completed his college career with a degree in animal science. From there, he pursued a training career that has since spanned ...
June 26, 2014
Citing the torrential rainfall that beset southern Louisiana on Thursday afternoon and early evening, Evangeline Downs canceled the final eight races on the program following a lengthy delay. The horses were briefly called out for the second race only ...
June 24, 2014
Heitai is being freshened following his win in Saturday’s inaugural Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint, a $300,000 race Boyd Gaming plans to renew next season after the program, which included four other stakes, produced near-record handle figures for its ...