Louisiana Downs

August 25, 2015
The Louisiana Racing Commission adopted national uniform medication rules during a meeting Monday, but there will be a grace period before penalties are levied against the connections of horses in violation of the new guidelines, state officials said.
August 11, 2015
The Pickett Factor and Allied Air Raid are both under consideration for next month’s Grade 2, $400,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs following their one-two finish in the track’s $100,000 Prelude last Saturday. The Pickett Factor was a 1 1/4-length ...
August 08, 2015
String King won the 12th stakes race of his career Saturday at Louisiana Downs, rallying from off the pace to capture the $75,000 Louisiana Cup Turf Classic by four lengths. It was his third straight win in the race. The Turf Classic was one of seven ...
The Pickett Factor earned a fees-paid berth in next month’s Grade 2, $400,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs with an authoritative win in the track’s prep Saturday, the $100,000 Prelude Stakes. It was the third consecutive victory at the meet for The ...
August 05, 2015
Allied Air Raid will be trainer Brad Cox’s first Louisiana Downs starter on Saturday in the $100,000 Prelude, and for the occasion Cox wanted to lock up a rider familiar with the Bossier City, La., track. He was able to secure one of the best on the ...
July 14, 2015
When the 3-year-old War Story fell $4,000 short of reaching his $549,000 reserve at the recent Fasig-Tipton July horses of racing age sale in Lexington, Ky., it hardly upset the horse’s Dallas-based co-owner, Ron Paolucci.
July 08, 2015
Ringneckdove will be making a couple of notable moves when she starts in the sixth race Friday at Louisiana Downs. She will be returning to dirt and shortening up in distance for the first-level allowance for fillies and mares at 6 1/2 furlongs.
The Pickett Factor might have positioned himself for a shot at stakes competition last Friday with a powerful second-level allowance win at Louisiana Downs. He was making his two-turn debut, and after tracking the pace early, the 3-year-old won by 5 ...