Evangeline Downs Fall Quarter Horse Meet Opens October 3
Stall applications for the 46-day season are due August 21.
July 31, 2018
Edited press release
The 2018 American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs will begin on Wednesday, October 3 and continue through Wednesday, December 19.
Evangeliine Downs will present 46 days of live racing run on a Wednesday-Saturday schedule, with two special Tuesday programs on November 20 and December 18. Post times will be 5:35 p.m. (Central), with the exception of the December 18 and 19 programs, which will begin at 3:15 (Central).
Stall applications for the 46-date Evangeline Downs meet are due Tuesday,August 21. To obtain a stall application, visit www.evdracing.com and click on the “Horsemen’s Info” tab at the top of the homepage. To contact the racing office at Evangeline Downs, call (337) 594-3000.
The highlight evening on the schedule will be Saturday, December 15, when four separate finals will be run. The marquee event will be the 400-yard, $1,000,000 Louisiana Million Futurity (RG1) for 2-year-old accredited Louisiana-breds. The $275,000-est. LQHBA Breeders Derby (R) for 3-year-old accredited Louisiana-breds will be run on Saturday, November 17.
Also on November 17, Evangeline Downs will host two other major stakes, the 400-yard, $100,000-added Evangeilne Downs Futurity and the 400-yard, $50,000-added Evangeline Downs Derby.
For more information on the American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs, visit www.evdracing.com. Evangeline Downs’ Twitter handle is @EVDRacing and the information about the track can also be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/EvangelineDownsRacing.
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