News December  6, 2022

Stall Applications For 2022 Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse Season Due By August 17

The 46-day Evangeline Downs Quarter Horse season begins on Wednesday, October 5.

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OPELOUSAS, LA–AUGUST 10, 2022–The 2022 American Quarter Horse season at Evangeline Downs will begin on Wednesday, October 5.  The meet will consist of 46 days of racing and concludes December 20.  First post each night is scheduled for 5:35pm Central time.   

Stall applications are due by Wednesday, August 17.  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.

The main events on the 2022 stakes calendar are the $1,000,000 Louisiana Million and the $100,000-added Evangeline Downs Futurity.  Trials for the Futurity will take place on Friday, November 18.  Louisiana Million trials, restricted to Louisiana-bred runners, will take place on Friday, November 25.  Finals for both events will take place on Saturday, December 17.

The racing calendar will be Wednesday through Saturday, with a couple of exceptions.  Thanksgiving week will feature Tuesday racing, with a dark day on Thanksgiving.  The closing week of the season will feature racing on Monday and closing day, Tuesday, December 20.

For more information on Evangeline Downs, visit the track’s website at Evangeline Downs information can also be found on Twitter @EVDracing and on Facebook at

Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel, a property of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD), features exciting casino action, live horse racing and fun dining experiences. Evangeline Downs is located in Opelousas, Louisiana, off I-49 on Cresswell Lane at Exit 18.

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