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Second Annual The Big Easy Futurity To Be Contested at Fair Grounds, Nominations Due July 5

Nominations are due Wednesday, July 5, for the $150,000-est. Open Quarter Horse Futurity, The Big Easy, to to be run September 13 at e Fair Grounds Race Course.


NEW ORLEANS, LA–JUNE 7, 2024–LQHBA announced today that the second annual $150,000-est. Big Easy Futurity will be contested at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans this year.

The $50,000-added Big Easy Futurity, open to all Quarter Horse foals of 2022, will be run on Saturday, September 13. Trials are slated for Friday, August 23.

Owners and trainers wishing to participate must nominate their 2-year-olds by Friday, July 5.

The Big Easy Futurity nomination schedule:

>$500 on or before July 5, 2024
>$500 due day before trial entry (August 22, 2024).
>Supplements at $2,000 can made Wednesday, August 14, 2024.

All Final payments and supplemental nominations must be on account with the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper before NOON the day before entry to trials. Cash or Cashier Check only!

CLICK HERE to download The Big Easy Futurity nomination form.

Mail nominations to:


Please send payments via trackable mail (Certified Mail or FedEx) for your protection. 

All horses nominated to this race are subject to substance testing (Hair Testing) as outlined by LQHBA. Refer to

For additional information call (318) 487-9506 or email:

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