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Two-Year-Old Schooling Races Kickoff Friday at Louisiana Downs

Louisiana Downs will host the year's first set of schooling races with 14 carded for Friday.

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BOSSIER CITY, LA—FEBRUARY 1, 2017—The first of much anticipated schooling races for the new crop of two-year-olds (foals of 2015) will get underway on Friday (Feb. 3) at Louisiana Downs.

The track will host 14 schooling races at 220 yards, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (CDT), for Louisiana-bred 2-Year-Olds who remain eligible for the restricted Grade 2 Mardi Gras Futurity. Each race will consist of six starters.

Trials for the $100,000-added Mardi Gras Futurity, the first official races for 2-year-olds this year, are set for Friday, February 25th. The 300 yard final will be contested on Saturday, March 18th.

For a complete list of starters for Friday's schooling races, including owners, trainers, jockeys, breeding and sale price if applicable, CLICK HERE.

Entry information is provided courtesy Jumonville Farms and Printed copies will be available on Friday at the racetrack.

Results with individual times for the 14 races will be posted Friday evening in the Racing Section of as soon as it becomes available from Louisiana Downs.

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