Louisiana Downs

July 18, 2016
There’s a new name sitting atop the trainers’ standings at Louisiana Downs, but it belongs to a very familiar face. H.B. Johnson Jr. has been a staple at the Bossier City, La., track since the 1980s and is enjoying his best local season in 30 years.
July 11, 2016
Louisiana Downs has drawn entries for its all-turf card for Saturday. The seven races on the program are all scheduled to be run over the Franks course, with the highlight a $17,500 optional-claiming race at a mile. There were 62 horses entered for ...
June 24, 2016
Jockey Richard Eramia did not compete this past week at Louisiana Downs because he was serving a suspension for a riding infraction, according to his agent, Rick Mocklin. Eramia is due to resume riding Wednesday.
June 16, 2016
Louisiana Downs is going green on Saturday. The track is putting on an all-turf card, the first of two such programs planned for the meet, with the other July 16.
June 15, 2016
Jockey Don Simington is debating whether to resume his riding career as he continues to heal from injuries sustained in an Oct. 29 spill at Delta Downs. A winner of more than 3,400 races, Simington has just started working as an agent at Louisiana ...
Hall of Fame rider Randy Romero has been cooking up a storm in his childhood home in Erath, La. “I've got a lot on my plate,” he said.