News December  3, 2022

Nominations for 2020 Mardi Gras Futurity and Derby Due In November


HH Gailforce earned $137,384 for winning the 2019 $305,296 Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) on March 16, 2019.

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ALEXANDRIA, LA—OCTOBER 16, 2019—Nominations for the $300,000-est. 2020 Mardi Gras Futurity(G2) and the $100,000-est. Mardi Gras Derby are due in November.

For Louisiana-bred foals of 2018, the $250,000-Guaranteed 300 yard Mardi Gras Futurity will be run during the 2020 Louisiana Downs meet. Dates have not been announced yet, but the Mardi Gras Futurity trials are usually the last week of February and the finals are the second week of March.

Nominations to the 2020 Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2) are due November 15. CLICK HERE to download or print a nomination form.

For Louisiana-bred foals of 2017, the $50,000-added 350 yard Mardi Gras Derby will be run during the 2020 Louisiana Downs meet. Dates have not been announced yet, but the Mardi Gras Derby trials are usually the last week of February and the finals are the second week of March.

Nominations to the 2020 Mardi Gras Derby are due November 1. CLICK HERE to download or print a nomination form.

All owners must be a current member of the LQHBA. To download a 2020 LQHBA Membership application CLICK HERE.

For additional information visit the LQHBA website at lqhba.com or call the association at (318) 487-9506.


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