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2017 Mardi Gras Derby Coverage: Race Recap

Zooboo after winning the 2017 Mardi Gras Derby at Louisiana Downs.

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by Greg Thompson, StallioneSearch

BOSSIER CITY, LA—MARCH 19, 2017— has released its webcast coverage of the 2017 Mardi Gras Derby from Louisiana Downs in Bossier City, Louisiana.

CLICK HERE to watch the webcast of the 2017 Mardi Gras Derby (see related news story).

The coverage from Louisiana Downs kicks-off the 2017 Louisiana Quarter Horse Racing Series on and Stallionesearch En Español.  

Throughout the 2017 racing calendar in Louisiana, Stallionesearch and Stallionesearch En Español will be providing onsite coverage for 12 total stakes races.  Those races include

  • Mardi Gras Futurity
  • Mardi Gras Derby
  • Harrah’s Entertainment Futurity
  • Lassie Futurity
  • Laddie Futurity
  • Firecracker Futurity
  • Firecracker Derby
  • Lee Berwick Memorial Futurity
  • Louisiana Classic Stakes
  • Delta Downs La Bred Derby
  • LQHBA Breeders Million Futurity
  • LQHBA Breeders Derby

Coverage of the Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) weekend of coverage is sponsored entirely by the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association.

In 2016, the LQHBA gave out more than $4.5 Million in breeders' awards, as well as over a half-million dollars in stallion awards. They have also awarded more than $455,000 in youth scholarships.

Each year in August, the LQHBA plays host to the LQHBA Annual Yearling Sale in Kinder, Louisiana. The headquarters of the LQHBA are located in Alexandria, Louisiana. For additional information visit the association's website at

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