Louisiana Downs

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July 18, 2017
Trust Factor became a stakes winner on Monday, when he fought off Eden Grey’s Kitten for a 1 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Turf at Louisiana Downs.
July 12, 2017
Seven-time stakes winner Ibaka, who won an optional $35,000 claiming race last Saturday at Lone Star in his first out since December, could return to stakes action in the $50,000 John Henry on Aug. 5 at Louisiana Downs.
The field for the $100,000 Louisiana Legends Turf on Monday at Louisiana Down is missing a notable entrant – the millionaire String King.
June 26, 2017
Beverly Burress, who closed out her riding career at Louisiana Downs in September 2013, began training last fall and now has a 14-horse stable based in Bossier City, La. She had won four races from 13 starts at the meet through Sunday for a 31 percent ...
Rumpole, who has won three stakes in his last three starts, is under consideration for the $60,000 Prelude at Louisiana Downs, according to trainer Bob Young. The 1 1/16-mile turf race for 3-year-olds is Aug. 5.
May 29, 2017
Taco, who won the first four races of his career before finishing second in the Pasadena Stakes at Santa Anita in his most recent start March 19, has a long-range goal of the Super Derby.
Jockey Richard Eramia is fitter than he's ever been, and it's not because the 37-year-old has started a new workout routine or changed his diet. Eramia is riding races six days a week during the concurrent meets of Louisiana Downs and Lone Star Park.
May 26, 2017
The millionaire String King has a couple of stakes objectives on his calendar at this Louisiana Downs meet, trainer Charlie Smith said Wednesday. The first is the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Turf Classic, a race he has won three times.