Evangeline Downs

YESTERDAY July 26, 2015
Unhurried early under Carlos Marquez, Potomac River swung out five wide turning for home and unleashed a powerful rally to capture the Sunset Stakes at Evangeline Downs, the first of three $75,000 stakes events on the grass Saturday night.
July 23, 2015
Three Louisiana jockeys were arrested on Thursday and charged with race-fixing following an investigation into a race run at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas in mid-June, the state police announced.
There is a mini turf festival on tap Saturday night at Evangeline Downs as a trio of stakes highlights the 10-race program – the 1 1/16-mile Sunset for 3-year-olds and up, the one-mile Opelousas for fillies and mares, and the five-furlong Turf Express. ...
July 15, 2015
The weather has turned hot in south Louisiana, and so has apprentice Ashley Broussard. The spunky 22-year-old visited the winner’s circle all four days last week, including a riding double on Saturday’s program.
July 12, 2015
Under confident handling by leading rider Colby Hernandez, Cale’s Gold pounced on the leaders turning for home in Saturday night’s $100,000 D. S. “Shine” Young Futurity and kicked clear by seven expanding lengths. The longshot Wonder Run held on for ...
July 05, 2015
Rallying strongly from off the pace, Stormdriver continued the parade of favorites into the winner’s circle Saturday evening during Louisiana Legends Night at Evangeline Downs. The win was jockey Diego Saenz’s fourth of the night that featured ...
June 30, 2015
Louisiana’s best are all set to go Saturday evening at Evangeline Downs for the annual Louisiana Legends Night program. A total of eight stakes restricted to those bred in the Bayou State will be worth $775,000.
June 24, 2015
With Louisiana Legends Night at Evangeline Downs a little more than a week away, the connections of some of the major players are making final preparations for one of the state’s biggest racing days. Eight stakes restricted to statebreds and worth a ...
June 17, 2015
You know you are having a great season when it is news when you don’t win. Just three times in the first 40 nights of the current Evangeline Downs stand have leading trainer Karl Broberg and leading jockey Colby Hernandez been shut out. Their ...
June 10, 2015
Thiscatcanjam emerged in good order from her splashy stakes debut in last Saturday’s Acadiana Stakes, and her connections are eyeing Louisiana Legends Night in July for her next start. The 3-year-old daughter of Big Top Cat ran her career record to ...