Louisiana Downs

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Magic Vow won the Equine Sales Derby at Evangeline Downs earlier this year.
Magic Vow ran one of the best races of his career in defeat last out and that effort figures to make him the favorite over 11 others Saturday in the $75,000 A.L. “Red” Erwin at Louisiana Downs. Full Story >>
September 18, 2017
Mr. Misunderstood, who improved his turf record to 5 for 5 with his win in the $200,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs, will be considered for the Commonwealth Stakes, run at this base of Churchill, according to trainer Brad Cox. The Super Derby was ...
September 11, 2017
Mike Persichino will replace John McGary as announcer for the final two weeks of the Louisiana Downs meet as McGary begins calling at Zia Park on Saturday.
Trainer Brad Cox has varying plans for the three horses, led by Super Derby hero Mr. Misunderstood, that gave him a stakes triple at Louisiana Downs on Saturday.
September 09, 2017
Net Gain withstood both a stewards’ inquiry and a claim of foul by two jockeys to win his first stakes race outside of the Iowa-bred ranks in the $60,000 Unbridled at Louisiana Downs, one of six stakes on the Super Derby undercard.
Mr. Misunderstood remained unbeaten on turf Saturday when he won his fifth race on that surface in the $200,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs.
September 06, 2017
Owner Brad Grady and trainer Joe Sharp already have had a memorable year of racing, led by the exploits of Girvin. Phat Man can add to the fun on Saturday. He is headed to Louisiana Downs for the $200,000 Super Derby, where he will start as one of the ...
September 04, 2017
Louisiana Downs racing secretary David Heitzmann had a working list of seven or eight possible starters for the $200,000 Super Derby as of Monday morning.
August 05, 2017
Saturday’s all-stakes Louisiana Cup card at Louisiana Downs put the spotlight on the state-bred runners, but it was Kentucky-bred Mr. Misunderstood who made the biggest splash.
July 31, 2017
Louisiana Downs will run nothing but stakes races on Saturday. The nine-race program features the $60,000 Prelude, the annual Louisiana Cup of divisional stakes for Louisiana-breds, and a couple of turf stakes moved north from Evangeline Downs.