MARCH Calendar of Events

March 2nd        Louisiana Racing Commission Meeting, 9:00 a.m.
                            Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA
March 6th         Azalea S., $100,000 Guaranteed
                            Delta Downs, Three-year-old fillies, 7 � furlongs
March 7th         Pelican Stakes, $100,000 Guaranteed
                            Delta Downs, Three-year-olds, 7 � furlongs
March 9th         Horse of the Year Results will be released
            (Overall Horse of the Year will be announced at the LTBA Annual Meeting)
March 11th       Jasmine Daniels Fundraiser
                            6-9pm, Best Western Landmark Hotel
                            $35/person includes buffet, music, dance contest, door prizes; CASH bar
                            Help horsewoman Jasmine Daniels as she recovers from a devastating spinal cord injury
March 13th       Gold Coast Stakes, $75,000 Guaranteed
                            Delta Downs, Four-year-old and upwards, fillies and mares, 1 mile
March 14th       Borgata Stakes, $75,000
                            Delta Downs, Four-year-olds and Upwards, 1 Mile
March 15th       Louisiana Horse Spring issue Ad Reservation Deadline
March 16th       Evangeline Downs Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale, 10:00 a.m.
March 16th       Cochon de Lais & Ribs benefitting Louisiana Horse Rescue and Hogs for the Cause
             4-6 pm  hosted by Tail Gate Tigers & Fair Grounds
             Tickets $30 in advance; purchase at the Programs Booth and LTBA trailer (limit 200)
March 21st        Red Camelia Stakes, $60,000 Guaranteed
                             Fair Grounds, Fillies and Mares Four-year-olds and up, Abt 1 mile (turf)
March 24th       Fair Grounds Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament
                            To Benefit the Backstretch Community Entry Deadline Sunday March 22 �
                            Contact Paige: Marcinek ~  Paige.marcinek@fgno.com
                            Sandra Salmen ~  Sandra.Salmen@fgno.com
March 28th      FAIR GROUNDS LOUISIANA DERBY DAY
                           Crescent City Oaks, $75,000 Guaranteed
                           Three-year-old Accredited Louisiana bred Fillies, One mile and seventy yards
                           Crescent City Derby, $75,000 Guaranteed
                           Three-year-old Accredited Louisiana breds, One mile and one sixteenth
                           Star Guitar Stakes, $60,000 Guaranteed
                           Four-year-old and Upwards Accredited Louisiana breds, One mile and one sixteenth
                           Costa Rising Stakes, $60,000 Guaranteed
                           Four-year-old and Upwards Accredited Louisiana breds, One mile and one sixteenth
                           Mervin H. Muniz Jr. Mem. H., G II, $300,000 Guaranteed
                           Four-year-old and Upwards, One mile and one eighth (turf)
                           New Orleans H., G II, $400,000 Guaranteed
                           Four-year-old and Upwards, One mile and one eighth
                           Fair Grounds Oaks, G II, $400,000 Guaranteed
                           Three-year-old fillies, One mile and one sixteenth
                           LOUISIANA DERBY G II, $750,000 Guaranteed
                           Three-year-olds, One mile and one eighth
March 31st      LTBA Board of Directors Meeting
           3:00 p.m., Lafayette/Opelousas area (Location tba)