News October  24, 2021

Stall Applications For 2021 Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse Season Due By August 18

Evangeline Downs' 53-day live Quarter Horse season begins Wednesday, October 6th.

© Coady Photography

OPELOUSAS, LA—JULY 11, 2021—The American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs will begin on Thursday, October 6. Including some dates that are being transferred from the Fair Grounds, the season will have a total of 53 days of racing.

Stall applications are due by Wednesday, August 18. Horsemen interested in an application can visit the track website at and click on the Horsemen’s Info tab. The racing office can be contacted directly at 337-594-3000.

Plenty of stakes action will highlight the meet. Trials for the $150,000-added LQHBA Sale Futurity are scheduled for Friday, October 9, with the finals slated for Saturday, October 30. Trials for the $1,000,000 LQHBA Louisiana Million are set for Friday, November 26 and the $100,000-added LQHBA Derby trials are on Saturday, November 27. Finals for both of those events will take place on Saturday, December 18.

Trials for the $100,000-added Evangeline Downs Futurity are scheduled for Friday, December 3, with trials for the $50,000-added Evangeline Downs Derby the following night December 4. Finals for both events will take place on closing night Thursday, December 30.

The racing calendar will be on a Wednesday thru Saturday schedule from opening night October 6, until the week of November 27, with a dark day on Thanksgiving.

The second half of the schedule features a Tuesday thru Saturday schedule beginning November 30 until the week of Christmas. Evangeline Downs will be dark on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Closing week will begin on Monday, December 27 and conclude on Thursday, December 30. First post each night is scheduled for 5:35pm Central Time.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

For more information on the American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs, visit the track's website at Evangeline Downs' Twitter handle is @EVDRacing and the racetrack is also accessible on Facebook at

About Evangeline Downs
Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel is owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming press releases are available at Additional news and information can be found at, or

Courtesy Ses